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: Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver After Flight Attendant Attacked By PassengerClippers Lose to Cavaliers 92-79
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: Beverly Hills Police Department Accused Of Racial Profiling