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Stories from the Coma. 24 7 News Center Coma News has learned that lack of the Madonna of the vaccine is closing some plan vaccination sites. Snohomish Health Department says he ever it. Edmunds and Monroe sites will be closed tomorrow and Tuesday. No appointments have been scheduled for those days, though appointments will open once a supply of the Madonna vaccine arrives, which is likely happened midweek. The Arlington side is set to open Monday administering the Fizer vaccine. Some people who are getting covert vaccines today or some high risk grocery workers, thanks to the city of Seattle and the union representing these workers, UFCW 21, the pop up clinic is providing 400 Cove in 19 vaccines since January. 14th the Seattle Fire Department, mobile vaccination teams have administered more than 1700 doses, too. Some of Seattle's most vulnerable populations. Healthcare workers are among the first to get the cove in 19 vaccine, and they're pretty excited about it. But those that u dub know the battle is not over on my way down here. Somebody told me patients time of death, So it's like Just today, and that's not something that was very common before all of this started But doctors and nurses know the vaccine is an important tool in the fight to end this pandemic. So far, U Dub has administered more than 52,000 of the vaccine to workers, community members and patients. Microsoft creator Bill Gates knows we have a long recovery in front of us, but believes we are headed in the right direction when it comes to the ongoing pandemic. He spoke with MSNBC anchor Ari Melber this week, but I remain optimistic and I look at the new team. That's engaged. You know, looking at the science and willing to deliver the bad news that the next few months are going to continue to be tough, and you know, I feel great that we're correcting some of the mistakes that were made. He says. The challenge in front of us requires policymakers, researchers, health care workers and business leaders, among many others to work together. Looking ahead to this week, The CDC has released US numbers on vaccine doses administered and also when a new mask mandate will go into effect for everyone that begins on Monday and applies even to those who have already received a covert 19 vaccine. Face masks must be worn at train and subway stations, bus terminals and airports nationwide, as well as on planes and trains filling. Failing to do so will be considered a violation of federal law. The CDC is reporting that more than 29, a half million doses of covert 19 vaccines have been administered across the U S. So far, we're also learning 5.3 million people have been fully vaccinated. That comes as the U. S tracks infections occurring from new variants of the virus. Including those first detected in the UK and in South Africa. That UK strain is expected to be more dominant nationwide. Come the end of March. Come, Oh Steve McCarron, as the region is preparing to move into face to the United Kingdom variant of covert 19 is found here in King County. Come was Nick Pompom talked with local health experts about their level of concern Nigel Turner with to come appears County Health says even though we've only discovered a handful of cases of the variance in the Puget Sound region Our case counts aren't low enough for us to sit back and relax. It's still in a very high level. Uncertainty continues to be a source of concern, and the reason we need to keep going with our prevention measures measures that Dr support like wearing masks and staying socially distant, But as we go into Phase two, a rule of thumb the doctor do, Jin has said for months is Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should We want to be able to do as much as possible. But in order to do that, we have to be extremely safe and we need Tonto. Be very cognizant of the need to take all the possible safety precautions. That scum was Nick Papa. Seattle Police are investigating the shooting in the Fremont area This morning, Officers were called to the 3800 block of stone Way north about a shooting that found a man who claimed to have been shot by an unknown man across the street, began punching him in the head and chest and then shot him. Victim was taken to harbor view with non life threatening injuries. The suspect was looked located a few blocks away and taken to King County Jail and a 16 year old girl has died after being stabbed several times in Bremerton. Police say it happened on solely Avenue and East Bremerton yesterday afternoon. They said the girl friends drove her to ST Michael's Medical Center after she was stabbed. Then she had to be airlifted to harbor view where she later died. Right now. It's unclear what led up to the stabbing. Police have arrested the 16 year old girl in connection with what happened. Come on. News time is 4 10. As we head over.

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