Washington/UNI: The deadly coronavirus has now hit all 50 states in the US as death toll reaches 105.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced its first COVID-19 patient on Tuesday and said "We knew this was coming."
Tonight I announced West Virginia’s first positive case of #COVID19. We knew it was coming and we were prepared for this. We should try to live our lives as best we can and we should not panic. We should not be afraid, we should be smart at this time. https://t.co/y0xF6lUSGP pic.twitter.com/JsWhROWJ3G— Governor Jim Justice (@WVGovernor) March 18, 2020
Washington state leads with 50 deaths followed by New York with 12 and California with 11 with almost 6,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the US.
Worldwide there are now more than 196,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in at least 150 states including over 7,800 deaths and 80,000 recoveries.