A second person in the U.S. has died from coronavirus in Seattle as New York confirms its first positive coronavirus case on Sunday.
Health officials per the New York Times have said a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions died at the EvergreenHealth hospital in Kirkland on Sunday.
This is the same hospital where the country's first coronavirus-related death was reported on Saturday.
Three additional confirmed coronavirus cases have been announced in the county and were all located at EvergreenHealth.
This includes a woman in 90s, a woman in her 80s and a man his 70s all in critical condition with underlying health issues.
The first positive case of coronavirus in New York City's Manhattan has been confirmed on Sunday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
A statement from the Cuomo's office reveals that the patient, an unidentified woman in her late thirties, contracted COVID-19 while traveling abroad in Iran.
New York officials have confirmed that the state's first positive case of coronavrius was found in a woman in her late thirties Sunday
'The positive test was confirmed by New York's Wadsworth Lab in Albany, underscoring the importance of the ability for our state to ensure efficient and rapid turnaround,' Cuomo wrote.
It's unclear when the woman was in Iran and when she returned to the U.S.
This is the 74th American to test positive for coronavirus after one was reported in Rhode Island and a fifth 'uknown' origin case was found in Chicago.
'[This] is exactly why I advocated for the approval from Vice President Pence that New York was granted just yesterday.'
Cuomo admitted that the deadly diseases' entrance into New York's population of 19 million was a 'matter of when, not if.'
He goes on to say that there is a $40million emergency management authorization legislature that has been proposed to government officials and is anticipating it's quick approval.
'There is no reason for undue anxiety -- the general risk remains low in New York. We are diligently managing this situation and will continue to provide information as it becomes available,' he wrote.
New York's first positive coronavirus case comes after officials confirmed new coronavirus cases on Sunday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (pictured): 'The positive test was confirmed by New York's Wadsworth Lab in Albany, underscoring the importance of the ability for our state to ensure efficient and rapid turnaround'
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar confirmed the latest infection in Chicago during an appearance on Fox News Sunday, saying that authorities are now working to trace the source of the latest instance.
So far, there are at least five reported cases nationwide - one in Chicago, one in Washington State, one in Oregon, and two in California - where authorities do not know how the virus was contracted, according to the federal government.
The Chicago Tribune on Sunday reported that the third case of coronavirus was confirmed in Illinois.
A suburban Cook County resident was found to be a ‘presumptive case of novel coronavirus,’ the Illinois Department of Public Health announced.
The patient is hospitalized in isolation, and