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Inslee orders all greater Seattle area schools to close

As the death toll from the new coronavirus reached at least 31 in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday ordered that all public and private K-12 schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties be closed for six weeks.

AP source: Inslee to ban large gatherings in Seattle area

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The Associated Press has learned Washington state's governor will ban gatherings and events of more than 250 people in virtually the entire Seattle metro area to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Gov. Jay Inslee has…