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New measles cases confirmed in King, Snohomish, Pierce counties


The Department of Health announced four newly diagnosed measles cases Wednesday in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. This is in addition to the case announced Sunday by the Tacoma-Pierce County Public Health Department.

Two new cases were announced in King County. One was announced in Snohomish County and one in Pierce County.

While the exact sources of infection and locations are not known, all the new cases spent time in SeaTac Airport when they were likely infectious. Read more about the individual cases below.

Find the statewide measles count here.

Pierce County 

The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department announced Sunday that a man in his 40s was diagnosed with measles. The patient had been to SeaTac Airport and a meeting at Orting High School. To read locations of potential exposure, follow this link.

A second case was announced Wednesday.

King County

A woman in her 40s and a woman in her 50s have been diagnosed with measles, according to the Washington State Department of Health. The sources of infection are currently unknown. Potential locations of exposure are listed below. Read more here.

Date Time Location
May 6, 2019 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Issaquah High School (700 2nd Ave SE, Issaquah 98027)
May 7 – 10, 2019 3:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. SeaTac International Airport, 1st Floor Parking Garage, Orange Elevators, Breezeway over Skybridge 5, Terminal to Baggage claim area
May 7, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Third & Broad Business Building (2901 3rd Ave, Seattle 98121)
May 7, 2019 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Cherry St Coffee (2719 1st Ave Seattle 98121)
May 9, 2019 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Third & Broad Business Building (2901 3rd Ave, Seattle 98121)
May 9, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Matt’s in the Market (94 Pike St, Ste. 32 Seattle 98101)
May 10, 2019 11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hunters Ridge Community Open House

Snohomish County

The Snohomish County Health District is currently investigating a confirmed measles case. More information will be released later today. Read more here.

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