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Data Snapshot

UW Medicine Hospitals:

COVID-19 Positive Inpatients Data June 30

King County: The county reported 168 new positive cases and 0 new deaths on June 29.

Washington: The state reported 32,253 cases and 1,320 deaths as of June 28. A total of 548,220 people have been tested and 5.9% of those tests have been positive.

United States: The CDC reports 2,581,229 cases and 126,739 deaths as of June 30.

Global: WHO reports 10,185,374 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 503,862 deaths as of June 30.

*Numbers update frequently, please follow links for most up-to-date numbers.

UW Medicine in the News

CNBC: I still have nightmares every night’ — health workers struggle with PTSD symptoms as coronavirus takes toll

Featuring: Anne Browning, Assistant Dean for Well-being

“Dr. Anne Browning, assistant dean for well-being at the University of Washington School of Medicine, said it will take about one to three years for health-care workers to emotionally recover from COVID-19. ‘Some are reliving the hardest moments of their days and months in their dreams,’ she said. ‘It can be incredibly disruptive.’”


Tri-City Herald: Washington’s statewide mask mandate designed to protect

Featuring: Chloe Bryson-Cahn, Allergy & Infectious Diseases; Video by UW Medicine Newsroom

“UW Medicine’s Dr. Chloe Bryson-Cahn, an infectious diseases doctor at Harborview Medical Center, explains what the new statewide mask mandate means for you.”


Crosscut: Camping during coronavirus brings escape — and anxiety

Featuring: Nandita Mani, Fellow, Allergy & Infectious Diseases

“Dr. Nandita Mani, an allergy and infectious diseases fellow with UW Medicine and self-described outdoor adventure enthusiast, says that while camping is certainly lower on the list of risky recreational activities, any social activity with individuals outside your household carries some risk of transmission. That can be compounded if people engage in other social activities throughout the week.”


Best Life: If Everyone Did This, 30,000 Lives Would Be Saved From COVID-19

Featuring: IHME

“It turns that if everyone wore a mask in public over the next few months, tens of thousands of lives would be saved. That’s according to the medical and public health experts at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) who recently updated projected cases and deaths in the United States. Their recent projections reveal that if universal mask-wearing happens, over 30,000 lives will be saved by October 1 of this year.”

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