Both the first deaths in the United States from coronavirus infection were recorded in Kirkland City, Washington State, US West Coast.
US officials announced on Tuesday that the country had recorded a second death from a new strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). This person lives in the Seattle area, Washington state, the US west coast.
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According to the New York Times , death patients are men, over 70 years of age, other health problems. The man died on February 29 at EvergreenHealth Hospital in Kirkland.
EvergreenHealth is also the first medical facility to recognize the first death in the US territory due to coronavirus infection.
The hospital also found 3 more cases positive for the virus, including one woman over 80 years old, one woman over 90 years old and one man over 70 years old. All are in critical condition and have other conditions.
According to the New York Times , all four new cases recorded at EvergreenHealth, including one fatal, were transferred from the Life Care Center in Kirkland. Earlier, local health officials announced two additional cases of virus-positive cases in nursing homes, including employees over 40 and patients over 70.
On March 1, the King County government of Washington also recorded two more people infected with the virus have no contact with the nursing home. They are being treated in Renton and Seattle.
As of the night of 1/3, US health facilities have received 84 cases of coronavirus, including some returning from Diamond Princess yacht in mid-February.
Since the outbreak in China in December 2019, three US citizens have died from SARS-CoV-2 infection, including one who died at a hospital in Wuhan.