King County urges greater vigilance as UW Greek cases climb

SEATTLE (AP) — After two coronavirus clusters in Washington’s most populous county this week, a public health officials says people need to remain vigilant. KING-TV reports King County is averaging 119 coronavirus cases a day in the past week which is up 40% from the previous week, according to Dr. Jeff Duchin, head of Public Health  – Seattle & King County. University of Washington officials said Saturday that 22 additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed among nearly a dozen sorority and fraternity organizations in Seattle for a total of 139. A cluster of cases also was reported this week at the Salish Lodge and Spa in Snoqualmie, where 25 people have tested positive.