Only moments ago, Fox News reported on the death of the first American to die of complications related to coronavirus. Like the AP and other sources reporting on the death of the first U.S. citizen to die of the coronavirus, there was no information was given about the health history of the infected person who died, only that the victim was a resident of the state of Washington.
Fox News- Health officials in Washington confirmed Saturday that one person has died from coronavirus, marking the first disease-related death in the U.S.
Seattle and King County Public Health officials issued a vague media advisory announcing the first COVID-19 death in the U.S., adding that there was an undisclosed number of new cases as well.
In his address to the nation, President Trump did what the media would not do, he revealed that the person who died of the coronavirus was a “Wonderful woman who was a medically high-risk patient in her late 50’s.” Most Americans appreciate President Trump’s straight talk in identifying the deceased woman as a “medically high-risk patient,” putting fears at risk that she was a perfectly healthy woman who died from the virus.
Vice President Pence, who’s been given the responsibility of heading up the task force on the coronavirus, praised President Trump for taking “unprecedented action to suspend all travel from China into the U.S.,” adding that “It is one of the reasons the transfer of the coronavirus has remained low” in the United States. Vice President Pence announced that President Trump has expanded travel restrictions on Iran and has increased to the highest level, or level 4 travel ban to certain regions of Italy and South Korea that are most affected. by the coronavirus. Vice President Pence also assured Americans that HHS has been doing a phenomenal job of protecting the health of the American people.
Here’s the video of President Trump and Vice President’s address to the nation only moments ago: