By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Public Health – Seattle & King County reported 33 additional COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total in the county to 116.


In addition, three new deaths are reported, bringing the total deaths to 20. Of the 20 deaths reported, 19 are associated with Life Care Center.

Public Health is working with partners to coordinate testing of all Life Care Center employees. The testing is in partnership with the University of Washington. Priority will go to employees who have symptoms consistent with COVID-19.  Testing is recommended only for people who are symptomatic for the disease.

Life Care Center reports that it has completed testing all of its remaining residents and is awaiting test results.

The Washington Department of Health is reporting 162 total cases and 21 deaths.