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: 'A Model For The Rest Of The Country': Civil Rights Pioneer Dolores Huerta Breaks Ground On Namesake Apartments Mother's Day Weekend Putting Pinch On Short-Staffed Restaurants
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: French Bulldogs Rescued From China Arrive In Southland