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Live. Coronavirus Daily News Updates, March 13. What do you know about COVID-19 in Seattle, Washington and around the world today?

As the rest of the world continues to struggle with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, President Biden instructed his administration this week to order another ounce և oh John onson’s միլիոն 100 million dose. He added on Friday that the United States would join India and Japan in jointly distributing the vaccine to Australia by the end of next year.

In Washington, D.C., Governor Insay instructed the state’s school districts on Friday to offer at least individual instruction to all students by the end of April that he plans to declare a state of emergency next week.

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The Lumen Field mass vaccination site opens

What Seattle’s staff calls the largest civilian immunization site in the country opens Saturday at the Lumen Field Events Center.

The event center, located between two sports stadiums in downtown Seattle, will initially vaccinate about 5,000 people a week, but if supply is available, it could reach 150,000, according to the Durkan mayor’s office.

For now, the site will be open two or three days a week. The site is operated by Seattle in partnership with the Swedish health services company First & Goal, which oversees the stadium.

Durka plans to visit patients և on the spot շաբաթ to answer questions from the press on Saturday.

Last year, Army troops set up a 250-bed field hospital on the site, but it closed without being used when Washington’s predicted COVID-19 cases were lower than expected.

– Nina Shapiro

The ICE has no clear plan to vaccinate thousands of detainees

For months, the coronavirus has been running through the network of immigration ծառայության customs’s prisons, where detainees of civilian immigrants fighting deportation are held, but the agency does not have a vaccination program; “No one can say how many people have been vaccinated.

The Biden administration says it wants to give every adult in the United States the right to be vaccinated by May, and immigration agents have said they will not obstruct efforts to keep illegal immigrants in custody. But advocates for detained immigrants say it is not urgent to vaccinate federal detainees against a deadly pathogen that can spread rapidly indoors.

“ICE does not plan to provide vaccines on a systemic basis,” said Melissa Rees, a California-based disability advocate who is a nonprofit who filed a federal lawsuit in California to release high-risk detainees. “It has terrible consequences. They seem to be doing nothing. ”

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—Maria Sachetti, The Washington Post

Understanding COVID-19 cases registered at ANAU University

Whitman County reported 30 new positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, with Washington State University announcing an increase in positive cases affecting Pullman University.

In the statement of YSU on Thursday, from February 24, 189 students-employees positively assessed COVID-19. Ninety cases remain active, անձ these individuals are isolated at home or in quarantine facilities provided by the UP.

WSU says the risk to the Pulman community is low.

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—Moscow-Pullman Daily News:

Distorted costs այլ Other surrealistic statistics from the time of COVID

WASHINGTON (AP) – US efforts in World War II were not out of the question. Bat battles spread across three continents և over four years, 16 million served in uniform, և the government pushed the levers of the economy with all its might, defeating Nazi Germany և Imperial Japan aponia.

It was cheaper for American taxpayers than this epidemic.

The $ 1,400 in federal payments to millions of people ‘s bank accounts is a law passed in the last two weeks that amounts to a nearly $ 2 trillion aid package. In doing so, the United States has spent or pledged nearly $ 6 trillion to crush the coronavirus, to rebuild economically, and to bite out child poverty.

Putting it into action within a year, it is a rapid diversion from the capital, which is known for its deadlock, ugly quarrels, and now the episode of violent uprising.

How high can you count? One after another, this may be the rhetorical question of this COVID-19 times.

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– Calvin Woodward. The Associated Press

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