Thursday/ masks: now mandatory

From Friday, Washington State residents have to wear masks in any public setting where social distancing is difficult or impossible. The governor says he trusts the public will do the right thing, and that extensive enforcement or issuing fines will hopefully not be needed.

Seattle’s King county is doing O.K., but not great. There has been a steady increase in cases in Yakima county.

Infographic from the Seattle Times.
Cases by age are pretty evenly spread in the 20-40, 40-60 and 60+ age brackets.
Deaths by age is dramatically different, with 90% of deaths in the 60+ bracket.

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