The state now has supplies to test 300 Michigan residents for coronavirus COVID-19, more than doubling its previous testing capacity, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday.
"We are hopeful that the patient will have a swift recovery", said Jill Hunsaker Ryan, executive director, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Polis said the man had traveled to Italy in mid-February with someone who had tested positive for coronavirus.
He traveled through Denver International Airport to Summit County by a rental vehicle where he met with friends for outdoor recreation.
In Douglas County outside Denver, a woman in her 40s who recently traveled to Italy and a student who recently visited the Philippines tested positive, according to the state and Tri-County health departments. Last Friday, a New Hampshire man who tested positive for the virus attended an event despite being told to self-quarantine, putting several people's health at risk. Specifically, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C) reports COVID-19 originated in bats. We are relying on extensive plans already in place for identifying, responding to, and isolating possible COVID-19 cases within Denver to reduce our risk of a local outbreak.
Officials mentioned the opportunity of reinfection as effectively, although they stated it was not clear if those that reported being reinfected with COVID-19 had really contracted the virus once more, or if it had remained in their programs following a defective take a look at. Cases have now been reported in more than half of the 50 USA states. "That's obviously one of the things we're talking to our colleagues in the public health community for purposes of how we should move ahead in MA". The deadly coronavirus that has been officially named COVID-19 has infected over 98,000 people worldwide. The patient is now isolated in the Denver area. However, he stressed how important it was to continue taking precautions against COVID-19 and other circulating respiratory pathogens, such as the seasonal flu.
At this time, the novel coronavirus is not spreading widely in the United States, and the immediate health risk is low for the general public, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus got a slow start in the United States, with just a few people who were infected when they traveled to China, but has begun to spread in California, Florida and Washington state. Most of the deaths have come from Washington state, where there were at least 70 confirmed infections.
According to Tedros' previous statement, a health concern reaches a pandemic level where there is a big-scale of severe sickness death from the disease.
Prices of protective equipment have surged since the COVID-19 outbreak. Most people develop only mild symptoms. These people are not showing signs of the illness, called COVID-19. People have never been sick from this specific virus before.
"We understand that people are afraid and uncertain", he said.
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