LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first case of the novel coronavirus in Los Angeles County.
The infected person was a returning traveler from Wuhan City, China, and has a confirmed new strain of the coronavirus, according to the CDC.READ MORE: Chris Taylor hits 3 HRs, Dodgers beat Braves 11-2 to extend NLCSUSC Places Sigma Nu Fraternity On Interim Suspension After Reports Of 'Possible Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaults'
Authorities say the unidentified individual has been receiving appropriate care at a local hospital.
This is the only cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in LA County. There are currently 4 cases in the United States.MORE NEWS: Long Beach Man Killed In Fatal Collision