EL SEGUNDO (CBSLA) — Preliminary test results indicate an El Segundo resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, marking the city’s first presumptive case of the disease.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is aware of the case, city officials stated Friday. LACDPH is expected to follow-up with the individual and with any persons with whom they may have had close personal contact.READ MORE: Dodgers 3B Justin Turner Suffers Season-Ending Hamstring Injury In Game 4 Defeat
The city said it would not release details regarding the individual’s identity to maintain patient confidentiality.READ MORE: Dodgers On Brink Of Elimination After Braves Rough Up Urías, Dominate In Game 4
Cases are considered presumptive until the CDC has confirmed the results.MORE NEWS: LA City Council Votes to Suspend Mark Ridley-Thomas Following Corruption Charges
Officials stated they did not yet know the source of the exposure.