News for the Week of June 14
News highlights for the week of June 14.
Latest Numbers. In Mercer Island, there have been 606 positive cases reported as of June 21. DOH reported a total of 410,195 confirmed cases as of June 16. There have been 5,810 COVID-19 deaths in Washington. For the latest city and county data, click here.
King County completes 70 percent vaccination; mask directive to end June 29. King County has crossed the 70 percent threshold for residents age 16+ to complete the COVID-19 vaccine series. The County’s directive on mask use will end on June 29. Follow this link to read the press release.
State moves closer to reopening as 67.8 percent of people 16+ initiate vaccination. As of June 14, more than 7,528,340 doses of vaccine have been given across the state and more than 4.1 million people have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Washington is getting closer to its 70 percent initiation goal. Read the full news release here.
Situation Reports. The City issues monthly Situation Reports (SitReps), available the first Friday of the month. The next SitRep will be available the afternoon of July 2. Click here to catch up on the latest information and reports.
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.
Updates to vaccine and testing sites. Vaccine and testing site days and hours continue to change and be updated on King County's Getting Vaccinated and COVID Testing pages. Check back often to make sure the site you want to go to for vaccines or testing is open.
City moves towards September opening, summer camps start and Mostly Music In the Park set to return in August. As announced by City Manager Bon at the May 18 City Council meeting, City Hall is on track to re-open in September. This week, summer campers returned to the MICEC for the summer. The Thrift Shop is also set to expand hours in July. Finally, the City is pleased to announce that Mostly Music in the Park will return later this summer. Stay tuned for details!