Illinois Amtrak rider test positive for coronavirus

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CHICAGO, Ill. (WEHT)- A woman who flew into O’hare International Airport from Italy and then took Amtrak from Chicago to Saint Louis last week has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Missouri’s governor said the woman had been studying abroad in Italy.

Amtrak says the customer did not have symptoms when she boarded the train.

Amtrak says it is working with public health and emergency management teams to investigate the situation.

Cleaning and precautionary measures were underway at Union Station this weekend.

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(This story was originally published on March 9, 2020)


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