Three more die in Seattle area from coronavirus as U.S. promises one million test kits


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  • Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

A man walks past SAR High School which has been shut down due to Coronavirus in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

(Reuters) - The number of people with the new coronavirus in the United States climbed on Tuesday with Washington state reporting three more deaths, as authorities worked on preventing its spread and the central bank acted on Tuesday to protect the economy from the impact of the global outbreak.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Washington state rose to 27, including nine deaths, up from 18 cases and six deaths a day earlier, the state Department of Health reported.

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