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.

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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.

 

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  1. cla says:

    TYPO: This is the only cases of 2019 s/b This is the only case of 2019

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