Washington confirms six more coronavirus deaths as cases near 22,500

Jun 3 2020, 10:57 pm

The Washington government revealed that the state’s COVID-19-related death toll has reached 1,135, after announcing six more deaths since Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Washington State Department of Health Website, there have been 327 new known cases of coronavirus reported in the last 24 hours.

This brings the state’s confirmed total to 22,484, with 3,578 hospitalizations, 94 of which are intubated.

Currently, 354,843 tests (approximately 94% of all coronavirus tests in the state) have turned up negative.

There have been 42 new cases of coronavirus in King County since Tuesday and two additional deaths. King County’s total positive case count now sits at 8,277 with 562 deaths.

The United States’ total death toll now sits at 108,973.

Alyssa TherrienAlyssa Therrien

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