California announced today a patient with COVID-19 passed away, shortly after a state of emergency was declared. The man who contracted the virus was 71-years-old and had underlying health conditions. Officials also said he was on a cruise ship, the Grand Princess.
21 others, 11 passengers and 10 crew members could potentially be infected. The Grand Princess is now in isolation off the coast of California. COVID-19 has spread to at least 150 people across the US and has shown up in 16 states.
COVID-19 By Numbers
- Over 92,000 cases Worldwide
- 80,000 in China
- Over 3,000 have passed away globally
- 10 of 11 US casualties where in Washington State
- Washington, Florida, California have all declared States of Emergency
COVID-19 Live Update And Across The World
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