King County reports more than 300 new coronavirus cases over the weekend

Aug 17 2020, 5:19 pm

King County health officials reported 303 new cases of COVID-19 over the past weekend along with one more death related to the virus.

The county currently has 2,096 people in hospital due to coronavirus and reported a total of 687 deaths as of Sunday.

According to King County health officials, there has been a total of 319,046 tests conducted throughout the county — 7,055 over the weekend — with 17,643 positive cases.

Washington’s case count currently sits at 67,461, while the United States’ count totals 5,577,461.

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