Death toll rises in Washington state from COVID-19

Visitation restriction are in affect to vulnerable nursing homes across the state as Seattle public schools have been closed for at least two weeks.
1:35 | 03/12/20

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Death toll rises in Washington state from COVID-19
And that gunman joins us now live from Oakland tonight Matt when can everyone finally expecting it off that ship. Hopefully by tomorrow which has charred an announcement from the captain saying that all. Aside from about 500 people have been taken off the ship's open 2400 passengers on the ship originally. Now only 500 still remain so hopefully this will be over for them by tomorrow. We're also hearing though and some indication. They international people who did on the ship they might have to stay on eighth through the fourteen days of quarantine that this their countries haven't since charter planes to pick them up thing. And that focusing back north to the deli situation in Washington State we heard those alarming messages from officials are they concerned that they don't have a hold on things there. They clearly do not have a hold on things and what the CDC tells me they are trying to do is both delays the onset of this pandemic as they're calling it its peak and flatten it out but. To do that regularly what they would need all our vaccinations in therapeutics. They don't have that at this point and that's why they're recommending this social distancing closing the schools banning of large gatherings to receive more of those restrictions. Very likely in the coming days. It could get very similar to what we're seeing in Italy up in Seattle. Again it's it's important to note that the vast majority of debts up there have been. Among the elderly. And all of the deaths in the country about 95%. Of them right now are basically in one county in Washington State that's King County. Cleans it all right our Matt Gutman thanks so much for your reporting tonight.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"1:35","description":"Visitation restriction are in affect to vulnerable nursing homes across the state as Seattle public schools have been closed for at least two weeks.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/US","id":"69546275","title":"Death toll rises in Washington state from COVID-19","url":"/US/video/death-toll-rises-washington-state-covid-19-69546275"}