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After 6 Coronavirus Deaths In Washington, County Moves To Buy Motel For Isolation Use

Six coronavirus deaths have been reported in the U.S., all of them in Washington state. Officials are taking measures to prevent further spread of COVID-19 as the number of cases is expected to rise.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with King County Executive Dow Constantine, who represents one of the largest regional governments in the country which includes Seattle.

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