By Tyler Durden | 5 March 2020
ZERO HEDGE — We noted earlier this week that King County Chief Executive Dow Constantine said the final negotiations to purchase a motel and convert it into a Covid-19 quarantine village were underway.
On March 4, KOMO Seattle’s Matt Markovich ‘confirmed’ that the “first permanent quarantine village in Washington state for Covid-19 will be the EconoLodge in Kent. We also believe the City of Seattle and King County will establish 3 modular quarantine villages. West Seattle & North Seattle.”
It’s believed that King County officials paid upwards of $4 million for the 84-unit motel on Central Avenue. […]