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: Pro Skateboarder From Long Beach, 36-Year-Old Terry Kennedy, Arrested, Charged With 1st Degree Murder Police Seek Help Finding Hit-And-Run Driver Who Backed Over 91-Year-Old Woman Near USC
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: Astros To Face Dodgers Crowd For First Time Since Cheating Scandal