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One Death, More Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Washington State Nursing Home

Washington state health officials announced the second Coronavirus death after it claimed the life of a Kirkland nursing home resident in his 70s “with underlying health conditions.” Three other Covid-19 patients from the facility are also confirmed. The man’s death marks the second fatal Covid-19 case on U.S. soil.

In this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo, a staff member blocks the view as a person is taken by a stretcher to a waiting ambulance from a nursing facility where more than 50 people are sick and being tested for the COVID-19 virus, in Kirkland, Wash. News organizations must walk …