Second coronavirus death confirmed in Washington state

Washington State Health Officials Give Update On Coronavirus Cases In Seattle Area, After First Death Reported

Evergreen Health Medical Center, where two patients have died from the novel coronavirus | Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images

A second person died of the coronavirus in Washington, according to local health authorities. It is also the second death from the disease in the U.S. Three more people in the county have also been hospitalized as a result of the disease. There are now 10 confirmed cases of illnesses from the new coronavirus in King County, Washington.

A man in his 70s died at EvergreenHealth Medical Center in Kirkland — the same hospital where the death of a man in his 50s was announced yesterday. Both men had underlying health problems. The three other new cases are two women, one in her 80s and one in her 90s, and a man in his 70s. All three have other health issues. They are in critical condition.

These new cases, including the death, are in people…

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