International Olympic Committee discussed on Morning News with Manda Factor and Gregg Hersholt

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In cases and the international Olympic committee says if the games are not held next year as planned they will not be rescheduled you're listening to ABC news stay informed the como morning news it is six oh two right now Tuesday morning the fourteenth day of April already in downtown Seattle we are seeing some clouds this morning sunshine on the way for later in the day along with Gregg Hersholt Amanda factor here the top stories from the come off twenty four seven news center the same at university of Washington model that is telling us that peak demand of state hospitals is behind us is now offering a date when the pandemic as we know it could be over we get more from couples Brian Calvert Colbert nineteen is claimed at least five hundred nineteen lives in Washington and over twenty two thousand lives across the country Dr Christopher Murray at the U. W. says his model has help predict the point in which the first wave will be over it's a threshold of point three deaths per one million Americans or sixty deaths in one day across the country and that should come first week of June again that's sixty deaths in one day total right now we're averaging sixty deaths for every one million Americans the prediction is somewhat relieving but Dr Murray says it's also contingent on one very important thing but our models we are at a building in the assumption that social disconcerting is going to stay in place if it doesn't and restrictions are lifted too early he says all bets are off Brian Calvert komo news health care workers have tested positive for covert nineteen of the north Seattle hospital in Cole's Joe Marino says it involves fourteen hospital workers first covert nineteen cases at northwest Medical Center started showing up earlier this month the staff who are getting sick all working a former medical surgical unit the distance been converted to serve patients who don't have coded nineteen how the virus to cold still isn't known but hospital officials believe it passed from one staff member to the next most likely when they set an employee break rooms hospitals medical director says no patients were infected all fourteen nurses and therapists who got sick are now home recovering and said to be in stable condition starting this week everyone admitted to a U. dub medicine hospital will be tested for covert nineteen Dr Chloe Bryson Khan says they've been testing in the past but only if the patient showed symptoms of coronavirus now we get to add this to every patient with the goal of really keeping the rest of our patients and our health care workers say she says they're able to do this because of nearby resources I think we're really fortunate with the use of clinical virology labs testing capabilities they've made it possible for us to do this that lab offers same day turnaround for test results komo news time six oh four time now for another traffic update with Kierra Jordan well our light volumes give us very nice travel times if you're going from Olympia to Tacoma it takes about twenty seven minutes to call me to Seattle with a thirty minute drive in them with the value comes in at sixteen minutes and we have some road work currently taking place in is akua and is a qualified city road is closed between two hundred and forty fifth lane and Clough honey drive in this closure that's going to run through Friday at least we also have road work that starting at seven o'clock this morning in maple valley and once that gets under way that'll be closing all lanes of state route one six nine between two hundred and fortieth and wet road our next come much traffic at six fourteen how come eco roof forecast now here's meteorologist Kristen Clarke after a sunny day with highs in the sixties looking at a northwest wind to develop tonight which will put.

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