U.S. Screens 11 Cases of Coronavirus
California health officers stated Sunday that they had confirmed 11 cases of the brand new, fast-spreading coronavirus in the U.S., with one in Santa Clara County and two more in San Benito County.
In Santa Clara County, a woman and the household she is living with are being quarantined, well-being officers told a press conference.
The other two cases involve a married couple in San Benito County; the San Benito County Public Health Services declared in a release late Sunday.
The Santa Clara woman, who traveled to Wuhan, is the second case, health officers stated. They stated the case would not be related to the first case in Santa Clara.
The two additional cases contain a husband and wife, and the husband had recently traveled to Wuhan and transmitted the disease to his wife, San Benito County Public Health Services, stated in a launch late Sunday.
San Benito County’s well-being officers weren’t instantly accessible to Reuters for remark.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) informed county well-being delegates of the case Sunday morning, mentioned Sara Cody, health delegate of the Public Health Division of the County of Santa Clara.
The flu-like coronavirus, which is thought to have originated in a market that traded illegally in wildlife in Hubei’s provincial capital, Wuhan, has so far resulted in over 350 deaths in China.