6 deaths from coronavirus in Washington state

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NEW YORK (AP) Washington state health authorities now say six people have died from coronavirus.

At a news conference Monday, Dr. Jeff Duchin from Public Health – Seattle & King County – said five of the deaths were people from King County and one was a person from Snohomish County, north of Seattle.

Researchers said earlier that the virus may have been circulating for weeks undetected in Washington state.

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(This story was originally published on March 2, 2020)

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