US Monitors 1000 People With Travel History To China
US MONITORS 1000 PEOPLE – The United States has begun monitoring of about a thousand individuals who had recently traveled to China for suspected cases of coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the death toll for the coronavirus more than doubled with over 242 deaths confirmed by Chinese health authorities in Hubei. Along with this, a new recording measure had been implemented.
There were additional 13,840 cases of the virus confirmed in Hubei on Wednesday. The figure already includes both tests confirmed cases and clinically diagnosed patients.
Following this, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health had been monitoring about a thousand people who had recently traveled to China.
According to a report from ABC7, they’ve all been assigned a nurse and were told to put themselves under quarantine for 14 days as a precaution.
Meanwhile, 195 Americans were discharged from the March Air Reserve Base in Riverside as they cleared their final screening.
On Tuesday, the patients threw their face masks into the air in celebration as they boarded buses for flights home. However, there was a labeling error that caused an infected patient to be mistakenly released from UC San Diego Medical Center.
As per the report, the error was discovered as the patient was being returned to the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar was over 200 repatriated Americans were quarantined.
Since then, the patient has returned to the hospital.
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