By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: Public Health Seattle and King County and Washington State Department of Health (Information):
Kirkland, Washington: A second person has confirmed died from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 on Sunday, February 29th, 2020.
According to the Public Health Seattle and King County, a man in his 70’s died from the virus; bring this death to the second death to have occurred in the United States from the Coronavirus Disease 2019.
Both had underlying health conditions, and both were being treated at a hospital in Kirkland, Washington.
At this moment, the state of Washington has 12 confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 cases.
Authorities in the Seattle area said two more people had been diagnosed with the Coronavirus Disease 2019; both men in their 60s who were in critical condition, and two health care workers in California were also diagnosed.