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Coronavirus daily news updates, April 14: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

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The Seattle Black Film Festival is again a purely digital event. The SBFF - formerly known as the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival - takes place April 16-26. It will contain twice as many films as last year, with more than 70 feature films and short films. A quarter of the films come from countries outside the United States. Countries represented include Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Canada, French Guiana, Brazil, Ghana and the United Kingdom. th federal health officials warned doctors and patients Tuesday to watch out for symptoms that could indicate an extremely rare but serious form of blood clot in the brain that affects six women who received Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine, Symptoms are headache, leg pain,Abdominal pain and shortness of breath that start six to 13 days after receiving the vaccine. Vaccine recipients with symptoms that occur about a week after immunization should see a doctor to see if they have low levels of platelets in their blood.

We update this page with the latest news about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the Seattle area, the US and the world. to see the live updates from the past few days and all of our other coronavirus reports, and to see how we are following the daily spread in Washington and the world.

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor cannot limit business capacity

Click here The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the governor.Tony Evers' government has no power to impose capacity restrictions on bars, restaurants and other businesses without the consent of the legislature. This decision will be issued two weeks after the mask mandate has been lifted by the conservatively controlled court. here The Supreme Court ruled 4: 3 on Wednesday that the order of the Evers Ministry of Health meets the definition of a rule that must be legally passed by the legislature. The four conservative judges of the court ruled against Evers, while three liberals disagreed.

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—The Associated Press

Thailand’s daily COVID infections hit a record high of 1,300

. Thailand reported more than 1,300 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday.set another daily record and put pressure on the government to hasten a nearly non-existent vaccination campaign and do more to control a surge that occurs in mass travel as the country celebrates its traditional New Year celebrations.

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The 1,335 new infections bring the number of new cases to nearly 7,000 since April 1, when a cluster associated with nightclubs and bars in central Bangkok was found.

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Many of the new infections are a more contagious variant of the virus first found in the UK and that, coupled with widespread travel for the Songkran festival or Thai New Year, is fueling the upswing.

- The Associated Press

Seattle Times staff and intelligence335 new infections bring new cases to nearly 7,000 since April 1, when a cluster associated with nightclubs and bars in central Bangkok was found.

Many of the new infections are a more contagious variant of the virus first found in the UK and that, coupled with widespread travel for the Songkran festival or Thai New Year, is fueling the upswing.

Read the story here.

- The Associated Press

Seattle Times staff and intelligence335 new infections bring new cases to nearly 7,000 since April 1, when a cluster associated with nightclubs and bars in central Bangkok was found.

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