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Recap of Recent COVID-19 News and Updates Bulletin, from WA State Dept. of Health on Tuesday, Oct 26.

The Washington State Dept. of Health's COVID-19 Bulletin provided their "Recap of Recent COVID-19 News and Updates Bulletin" for October 26, 2021.
Statewide Response Updates

Newest numbers. The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) reported a total of 634,113 confirmed cases as of 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 25. There have been 8,511 COVID-19 deaths in Washington.

For the most recent number of cases by county, demographics, and more, visit the Department of Health's dashboard and the state’s Washington Ready page.

Tips for a safe and fun holiday season. With Halloween and other holidays fast approaching, DOH wants to remind people about ways to enjoy the holidays while still protecting themselves, their loved ones, and their community from the spread of COVID-19. Read the full news release.

There will be a media briefing on TVW livestream the briefing where the media may ask questions according to TVW.org, that provides live coverage of WA state government and public policy events.  The virtual ZOOM meeting date and time is: Wednesday, Oct 27, 10-11 am PST.

The site provides the following description of the virtual meeting:

The WA State Department of Health gives an update on the COVID-19 response in Washington State. Participating are Secretary of Health Umair A. Shah, State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases Scott Lindquist, Acting Assistant Secretary Michele Roberts, Deputy Secretary of COVID-19 Response Lacy Fehrenbach, and COVID-19 Incident Commander Andrew M. Rose.

This information was provided by www.doh.wa.gov.

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