Health authorities confirm 2nd coronavirus death in U.S.

by Bryan Brammer · Mar 2nd, 2020 11:01 am

Health authorities in Washington confirmed on Sunday night that a second person has died from the coronavirus in the U.S.

Public Health—Seattle & King County announced that a man in his 70s died Saturday evening at a hospital in Kirkland, Washington, just east of Seattle. Both he and a man in his 50s, who passed away on Friday, had underlying health conditions.

Seattle authorities reported an additional four new cases Sunday night, bringing the state's total confirmed cases to 12.

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