New coronavirus case reported in Massachusetts

Coronavirus Watch

(WEHT)- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a statement Saturday saying a recent traveler returning from Wuhan, China is the first patient in Massachusetts with a confirmed case of coronavirus.

Authorities say the patient sought medical care soon after his return and has been isolated since then. Nationally, eight confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported. The patient, whose identity was not released, is reportedly doing well.

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(This story was originally published on February 1, 2020)

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