According to the information provided, the infected person is receiving “adequate care in a local hospital.” The authorities have not disclosed the hospital where the patient is in order to protect their privacy.
Public health officials are working to Identify people who may have “had close personal contact with this person, including friends, family or health professionals, to monitor them for signs and symptoms of disease and take measures to prevent the spread of the virus”, according to the statement.
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This is the second case of the deadly Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) from China that has been confirmed in California, after CDC authorities confirmed this morning the contagion of a person in Orange County. According to the report, this case is also about a person who had traveled from Wuhan, at the epicenter of the outbreak in China.
This person had presented the symptoms and contacted health authorities. I waited for the results of the medical evaluations and followed the instructions not to infect anyone.
The patient is in good condition, in an isolated area of an Orange County hospital, where he receives treatment.