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Coronavirus Update:
2nd U. S. death reported in Washington, at least 13 cases identified in state.
Research suggests COVID-19 may have been circulating for weeks undetected.
How to identify Coronovirus symptoms.

COVID-19 Drawing
Credit: CDC

For latest information, resources, and guidance related to COVID-19, please visit the Washington State Department of Health website.” 

From the Office of Gov. Jay Inslee. Read more

Interactive map by Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering shows where every reported coronavirus case in the world is located and how many people have died.

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“What to know about coronavirus after 2 deaths, at least 13 cases in Washington”

“Two men have died from coronavirus in Washington state, the first U.S. deaths. Health officials are also investigating a possible outbreak in Kirkland.”

“At least 13 people have tested positive in western Washington.”

“The first victim was a man in his 50s with underlying health conditions.”

“The second victim was a man in his 70s.”

“There were at least 13 presumptively positive cases of COVID-19 in Washington state as of March 2, according to State Health Officer Dr. Kathy Lofy. 

“So far, there are 10 cases in King County and three in Snohomish County.

Preliminary research in Seattle suggests the coronavirus may have been circulating for weeks undetected in Washington state, according to the Associated Press. It’s a finding that could mean hundreds of undiagnosed cases exist in the state that was home to the nation’s first confirmed infection and the first two deaths.”

A new Washington call center has been set up to answer your questions about COVID-19. If you have questions about how the virus spreads, what is being done in Washington state, or what you can do if you have symptoms, call 1-800-525-0127 and press #, by Hannah Everman, KING-5 TV News, Seattle. Read more

“What are coronavirus symptoms?”

“The symptoms for coronavirus are similar to the flu or a cold. Symptoms can range in severity with some cases appearing to be like severe pneumonia,” by KING-5 TV News, Seattle. Read more

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