Two more cases of coronavirus confirmed in King County

Suspected Coronavirus case discovered in Grant County, Washington.

SEATTLE, Wash. — Two more cases of coronavirus have been identified in King County residents, and Public Health reports that they expect those numbers to rise.

According to a release from Public Health, two men in their 60s have been hospitalized, both with underlying health problems, and both are in critical condition.

This brings the total count of King County coronavirus infections to six—Public Health previous reported that four others were diagnosed, one of whom died on Saturday at EvergreenHealth.

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Public Health is urging people to use common sense measures to help fight the spread of coronavirus:

  • Do not go to the emergency room unless necessary
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Wash your hands, cough into tissues/elbow
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, mouth

Additionally, the Washington State Department of Health has a call center for information regarding coronavirus, which can be reached at 1-800-525-0127