Coronavirus confirmed in all 50 states after West Virginia confirms case

Posted at 6:21 PM, Mar 17, 2020

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice confirmed Tuesday evening that his state has its first confirmed case of coronavirus, marking the 50th state to have a confirmed case.

During his announcement on Tuesday, Justice added that he is ordering the state's casinos, dine-in restaurants and bars to close.

In the United States, there have been nearly 6,000 confirmed cases, with 97 of them fatal, according to Johns Hopkins University data.