2nd American Dies From The Coronavirus In Washington State

Two people in the U.S. died from the coronavirus over the weekend. The two men, one in his 50s and the other in his 70s, both had underlying health conditions and lived in King County, according to Washington state health officials.

Their deaths mark the first fatalities from the virus in the U.S. New cases of the coronavirus were announced in Florida, Rhode Island, Oregon and New York on Sunday, bringing the total number of Americans diagnosed up to at least 89.

The government has shipped more than 15,000 testing kits developed by the CDC to health professionals around the country.

Vice President Mike Pence said the government has plans to send out another 50,000 kits soon.

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