“Seattle-area officials report new coronavirus deaths, bringing US total to 6”
“Seattle-area officials said Monday that at least four new patients have died from COVID-19 in Washington state, bringing the total number of deaths in the U.S. to at least six.”
“‘Unfortunately, we are starting to find more COVID-19 cases here in Washington that appear to be acquired locally here in Washington,’ Washington state health officer Dr. Kathy Lofy told reporters at a press conference. ‘We now know that the virus is actively spreading in some communities.’
“Washington state currently has at least 18 cases, 14 of which are in King County where the nursing facility is located and four in Snohomish County, she said.
“Five of the deaths are in King County with another fatality in Snohomish County, local officials said,” William Feuer, Noah Higgins-Dunn, CNBC. Read more