Residents of a Washington county where 44 people have tested positive for coronavirus and nine people have died are being advised to work from home and schools are shutting down to avoid possible exposure to the killer strain. Eleven people in the U.S. have died from coronavirus, and 165 people have tested positive nationwide. Washington state has been at the epicenter of the outbreak, with 44 cases and 10 deaths. In the state, King County has recorded nine deaths, and Snohomish County has recorded one death. The country’s eleventh dead was recorded in California on Wednesday – the state’s first death. An elderly cruise ship passenger in his 70s died after being held in isolation. The widespread outbreak has now left public health officials in King County, which includes Seattle and is home to over 2.2 million people, urging local businesses to allow employees to telecommute for the next three weeks in an effort to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. Residents of King County, Washington, where 31 people have tested positive for coronavirus and nine people have died, are being advised to work from home to avoid possible exposure to the killer strain. Two women wearing masks are seen leaving the Life… Read full this story
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