Confirmed cases of 2019 coronavirus across the U.S — MAP

James Marshall
January 27, 2020

Health officials confirm another USA case of the deadly virus from China.

Two recent circumstances were reported Sunday - one in Los Angeles County in California and the assorted in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Another case is a patient being treated near Chicago.

The Amenities for Disease Adjust and Prevention expects many extra American citizens to be identified with the newly found virus, which is believed to have an incubation duration of about two weeks, as worldwide the different of confirmed circumstances nears 2,000.

"Everything worked as it should", said Dr. Sharon Balter with the LA County Department of Public Health. A patient in Southern California is third person in the be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said. In all four cases, the patients had previously traveled to Wuhan. She said there is no evidence in the United States of the disease spreading to other people. While the CDC says it's not yet clear how easily the virus is transmitted from person to person, it says the risk in the US remains low.

According to the Associated Press, the death toll from the Coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 56 Sunday, with a reported 1,975 cases reported.

At least 36 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed outside China, including in France, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea, Nepal, Hong Kong and Australia. It is a member of the coronavirus family that is a shut cousin to the deadly SARS and MERS viruses that have precipitated outbreaks in the previous.

Dozens of people have died from the virus in China, which has imposed massive travel bans in hard-hit parts of the country in an attempt to stem the spread of the virus, and the U.S. consulate in Wuhan announced on Sunday that it would evacuate its staff and certain individuals on board a charter flight. The State Department this week issued a "Do not travel" advisory for Hubei province. The city is a major transportation hub in China, with trains that run throughout the country as well as an global airport.

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