Working to quell fears, Seattle-area officials race to prepare for coronavirus outbreak  Seattle TimesView Full Coverage on Google News
With new coronavirus patients emerging in the Puget Sound area, health care, government and emergency responders try to limit the spread of the highly infectious disease while preparing for a...With new coronavirus patients emerging in the Puget Sound area, health care, government and emergency responders try to limit the spread of the highly infectious disease while preparing for a wave of new cases.

Working to quell fears, Seattle-area officials race to prepare for coronavirus outbreak | The Seattle Times

Health officials in Washington state gave an update on three local coronavirus cases on Saturday, to provide the public with guidance on how to avoid infection and review who is most at risk of contracting the disease. Health officials in Washington state gave an update on three local coronavirus cases on Saturday, to provide the public with guidance on how to avoid infection and review who is most at risk of contracting the disease. 

(Image: King County)The Washington State Department of Health announced Friday night the first “presumptive positive” case of COVID-19 in King County as officials have stepped up effort…

With first ‘presumptive positive’ COVID-19 case in King County, here’s what officials are saying about spread and preparation — UPDATE: First U.S. death here | CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

“⚠️The similar genomes of 2 #coronavirus infections in #Washington suggest #COVID19 may have been spreading in the state for ~6 weeks. 150—1,500 people “have either been infected and recovered or currently are infected now.” Expect many more cases, soon. https://t.co/N329YagqVj”

Dr. Dena Grayson on Twitter: "⚠️The similar genomes of 2 #coronavirus infections in #Washington suggest #COVID19 may have been spreading in the state for ~6 weeks. 150—1,500 people “have either been infected and recovered or currently are infected now.” Expect many more cases, soon. https://t.co/N329YagqVj"

“"Researchers who have examined the genomes of two coronavirus infections in Washington State say the similarities between the cases suggest the virus may have been spreading in the state for weeks." They estimate 150-1500 undiagnosed infections. https://t.co/fyVsE2a6fq”

Paul Graham on Twitter: ""Researchers who have examined the genomes of two coronavirus infections in Washington State say the similarities between the cases suggest the virus may have been spreading in the state for weeks." They estimate 150-1500 undiagnosed infections. https://t.co/fyVsE2a6fq"

“Total hoax. Department of Health confirms first coronavirus death in Washington state https://t.co/0XrH6KDiz0”

Rick Wilson on Twitter: "Total hoax. Department of Health confirms first coronavirus death in Washington state https://t.co/0XrH6KDiz0"

“Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King County, Washington, said during a CDC press briefing on Saturday that the Washington patient who died from the novel coronavirus was a man in his 50s. Earlier today at the WH, POTUS said the patient was a woman.”

Jake Tapper on Twitter: "Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King County, Washington, said during a CDC press briefing on Saturday that the Washington patient who died from the novel coronavirus was a man in his 50s. Earlier today at the WH, POTUS said the patient was a woman."

The first coronavirus-related death was reported in Washington state on Saturday, according to the Washington Department of Health.The first coronavirus-related death was reported in Washington state on Saturday, according to the Washington Department of Health.

King County man first to die in US from coronavirus; two more cases identified

The first coronavirus-related death was reported in Washington state on Saturday, according to the Washington Department of Health.

King County man first to die in US from coronavirus; two more cases identified

The declaration allows the use of the Washington National Guard, if necessary.

Washington coronavirus: Governor declares state of emergency - oregonlive.com

Kirkland, Washington - Wikipedia

One person in King County has died due to a novel coronavirus infection, public health – Seattle and King County officials announced Saturday morning. It is the first death attributed to the virus in the United States.One person in King County has died due to a novel coronavirus infection, public health – Seattle and King County officials announced Saturday morning. It is the first death attributed to the virus in the United States.

Washington state patient becomes first person in US to die from COVID-19 – The San Francisco Examiner

Until last Friday, there have been less than 100 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the United States and there were no deaths. Yesterday, the first coronavirus death was reported in the U.S. and it was a Seattle-area man. In response to that, the US government yesterday announced additional travel restrictions affecting Iran, Italy and South Korea […]

Microsoft may cancel Build 2020 conference as Seattle-area confirms first U.S. death from Coronavirus - MSPoweruser

Until last Friday, there have been less than 100 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the United States and there were no deaths. Yesterday, the first coronavirus death was reported in the U.S. and it was a Seattle-area man. In response to that, the US government yesterday announced additional travel restrictions affecting Iran, Italy and South Korea […]

Microsoft may cancel Build 2020 conference as Seattle-area confirms first U.S. death from Coronavirus - MSPoweruser

This post will be updated periodically with information about the coronavirus. Scroll down for older information. Top line information: *A man died on Friday of presumed coronavirus in Kirkland, Washington, across the lake from Seattle. He is the first documented death from a virus in the U.S. He had underlying medical conditions. *2 people from a nursing care facility in Kirkland tested positive for the novel coronavirus. *50 more people from that nursing facility are sick and waiting for results about whether they have the virus. *10 CDC workers from Atlanta flew to Seattle this weekend, bound for the nursing care facility in Kirkland.

KUOW - Live blog: Coronavirus updates in Seattle area

President Trump misidentified the nation's first coronavirus fatality as a "wonderful woman" on Saturday — the victim, in fact, was a man who became ill while in a long-term care facility in Kirkland, Washington, officials said.President Trump misidentified the nation’s first coronavirus fatality as a “wonderful woman” on Saturday — the victim, in fact, was a man who died in a Seattle-area hospital,

Trump misidentifies first US coronavirus fatality

West Seattle news, 24/7Hours after last night's announcement of King County's first coronavirus (COVID-19) case, today brought news of three more, including the nation's first death from the new virus. Here are the toplines of what's emerged since: KING COUNTY CASES: None reported in Seattle so far, though no location has been given for the one reported last night, ...

West Seattle Blog… | CORONAVIRUS: Saturday toplines, as more King County cases are announced

Kirkland, Redmond Firefighters Monitored For Virus - Kirkland, WA - All firefighters who assisted patients infected with the COVID-19 virus are in a precautionary quarantine, officials said Saturday.All firefighters who assisted patients infected with the COVID-19 virus are in a precautionary quarantine, officials said Saturday.

Kirkland, Redmond Firefighters Monitored For Signs Of Coronavirus | Kirkland, WA Patch

A person infected with the novel coronavirus has died, the first reported death of COVID-19 in the U.S., Washington state health officials said Saturday. Three others were being treated Saturday and a CDC team was heading to Seattle as Washington's governor declared a state of emergency.A person infected with the novel coronavirus has died, the first reported death of COVID-19 in the U.S., Washington state health officials said Saturday. Three others were being treated Saturday and a CDC team was heading to Seattle as Washington's governor declared a state of emergency.

Seattle-area man is first in U.S. to die of COVID-19, and a nursing home has an outbreak - Los Angeles Times

A Seattle-area person has died from the coronovirus, the first fatality in the United States, autorities said Saturday.A Seattle-area person has died from the coronovirus, the first fatality in the United States, autorities said Saturday.

American dies of coronavirus and 50 sickened at Seattle nursing home - New York Daily News

MORE than 50 people at a nursing home in Washington state might have the coronavirus, health officials said hours after the first person in the U.S. died from the virus. A healthcare worker and a r…

First coronavirus death in US as 52 tested for deadly bug and expert warns 'this is the tip of the iceberg'