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King County COVID-19 hot spots: Positive test rates on the rise

Atlantic City Boat Ramp in Rainier Beach is both a drive-up and walk-up testing site for novel coronavirus. The site is the city’s first walk-through and drive-through testing site to help those who need to be tested but don’t have a car or a driver’s license.

The site is open from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays. 

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New data from last month shows the positive test rate for novel coronavirus rising in King County, spiking to alarmingly high levels in some places, including South King County. The higher numbers are driving an increase in hospitalizations.

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