King County has had 522 deaths among 7,212 cases of COVID-19, compared to 974 among 17,512 statewide, ratios respectively of 1:14 and 1:18, advantage Kingco. Survival rates thus appear higher in urban areas, perhaps due to concentration of treatment facilities and growing experience with the illness among caregivers. On the other hand, cases per 1,000 are higher in KC than in the state as a whole (3.27 vs. 2.33) indicating that infections decline with lower density. It remains unknown how these numbers will change as infections inexorably flow from the cities. Right now it appears that the aloof if not the meek will inherit.
Update 6/10: 580 deaths: 8529 cases.
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Rees Clark 28-Mar-2020
Tr*mp Grandstanding Again. This time it was at the departure of the hospital ship Comfort enroute New York. No need for his presence; it just delayed the departure. I'm guessing he knows nothing about how departure times are adjusted to the tides.
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Frank Alexander 12-Jul-2019
? for the HR dept.: If Dir. of Nat'l. Intelligence Dan Coats leaves and Tr*mp replaces him with yet another acting director, can there be any hope that that person will truly act intelligently?
Edson Romero 13-Mar-2019
Just brought my company LER Web Services to Seattle from Miami Lakes. We hope you welcome us with questions.
Getting excited to travel to Woodinville Lavender and seeing and smelling a field of lavender!
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