First person to die from coronavirus in U.S. is in Washington state

Suspected Coronavirus case discovered in Grant County, Washington.

One person has died from the coronavirus in King County, the Washington State Department of Health confirmed on Saturday. 

The department said there were two new coronavirus cases in Washington state in a press conference on Friday. One of those patients is a high school student in Snohomish County. 

The department also confirmed a case in a 50-year-old King County woman, but said the person who died Saturday was a different resident of King County. 

Though not much information is being given at this time, the department will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. with an update.