Saturday, February 29, 2020

Washington confirms first coronavirus death in US

Washington state confirmed the first coronavirus death in the US in King County.

Jamie Nixon from the Department of Health in Washington said that a patient has died from the virus. Officials from King County are holding a press conference at 4:00pm ET to discuss the death and other cases.

Washington State, California and Oregon have confirmed cases although the patients haven’t traveled causing widespread fear.

Image: Bloomberg

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