News for the Week of August 2

News highlights for the week of August 2.

Latest Numbers. In Mercer Island, there have been 658 positive cases reported as of August 5. DOH reported a total of 443,230 confirmed cases as of 11:59 p.m. on August 4. There have been 6,155 COVID-19 deaths in Washington. As of July 24, 2021, 61% of those in Washington state who are eligible to receive vaccines have completed an approved vaccination series. For the latest city and county data, click here.

Situation Reports. The City will be concluding its monthly Situation Reports (SitReps). The final SitRep will be available later today. Click here to catch up on the latest information and reports.

Vaccine News

King County COVID-19 Vaccine Data At-a-Glance. Page updated daily here.

Need vaccine support? Call the DOH support line 1-833-VAX-HELP for assistance.

COVID-19 Reporting

COVID-19 long-term care report. As of August 2, a total of 21,005 COVID-19 cases and 2,693 deaths (44% of COVID-19 deaths statewide) have been identified as associated or likely associated with a long-term care facility (such as nursing home, assisted living facility, or adult family home). These cases include residents as well as employees and visitors. Read the full Aug. 3 report here.

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