Evacuee From Wuhan In Federal Quarantine In California Confirmed To Have Coronavirus Infection

The patient was under federal quarantine, and now the CDC is conducting a thorough “contact investigation of the person”…

(Silver Doctors Editors) One of the people evacuated from Wuhan has been confirmed to have the coronavirus infection.

From the CDC:

CDC today confirmed another infection with 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States that was detected in California. The patient who was under a federal quarantine order recently returned from Wuhan, China, where an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by this novel coronavirus has been ongoing since December 2019. This brings the total of number of 2019-nCoV cases in the United States to 13.

CDC is conducting a thorough contact investigation of the person who has tested positive to determine contacts and to assess if those contacts had high risk exposures. 

For the latest information on the outbreak, visit CDC’s Novel Coronavirus 2019 website.

And a current snapshot of the Johns Hopkins tracker at 08:16 a.m. EST: