CDC US 14th coronavirus case, Person is quarantined


CDC US 14th coronavirus case, Person is quarantined.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a 14 case of coronavirus in the United States on Wednesday.

According to the CDC, the sick person is in California. They are among a group of people under quarantine at March Air Reserve Base in southern California because they returned to the U.S. on a State Department-chartered flight on Friday.

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The patient is the second person to test positive for the illness, but officials said they were on different flights and in different facilities, so there is not a link between them.

“At this time there is no indication of person-to-person spread of this virus at the quarantine facility, but CDC will carry out a thorough contact investigation as part of its current response strategy to detect and contain any cases of infection with this virus,” said Dr. Chris Braden, the onsite team lead.

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The CDC said that any person who has been in Hubei Province in the past 14 days will be subject to a temporary 14-day quarantine because they have a high risk of being exposed to the virus. More than 600 people are currently under quarantine after coming back to the U.S. from China.

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Nearly 200 people were released from quarantine Tuesday after showing no signs of the virus.


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