It has been confirmed that the United States of America has recorded its first case of the coronavirus and it a death case. The first coronavirus death in the US was recorded in the heart of the country, Washington DC and according to Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, a health officer for Seattle and King County in Washington DC describe the patient as an elderly person (50s) and he said the patient was a man.
And according to the director of the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there is no solid proof that the elderly man contracted the virus through travel which has created awareness to the members of the community that it is a “community spread”.
Before the announcement of the president, Donald Trump, it has been reported that the coronavirus symptoms have been detected on 27 patients and 25 staff members in the Lifecare Center in Washington DC. The Lifecare center of Kirkland stated that people (new patients and visitors) are being declined access into the care center, while the existing staffs and patients who might have been exposed to the virus are currently being quarantined.
President Donald Trump held a news conference in the white house to address their first case of the COVID-19 which has killed one person in the state. The president in the conference issued more travel restrictions and precautions to avoid the deadly widespread coronavirus, he added that he will have a meeting with the pharmaceutical executives in the state to discuss the improvement of the coronavirus vaccine.
Closing his conference talk, he said
“We respectfully ask the media and politicians and everybody else involved not do anything to incite the panic, because there’s no reason to panic at all”