Following the outbreak of Coronavirus, a deadly disease in Wuhan, a city in China, US health officials have announced on Sunday, February 2 that three more cases of the coronavirus in California, bringing the state’s total to six and the country’s total to 11 cases.
According to reports, two cases of Coronavirus were identified in San Benito County where a husband and wife have been diagnosed with the virus.
According to a statement released by the local health officials, the husband travelled to Wuhan, China, but the wife contracted the disease in the second person-to-person transmission in the country.
The couple developed symptoms days after they were screened at San Francisco International Airport on Jan. 24 and were found to be healthy without symptoms.
These two patients have remained at home since the husband’s return to the U.S.
Another case was reported in Santa Clara County after a woman travelled from Wuhan to the area. Officials say the two cases in Santa Clara County are unrelated, CNN reported.
California had earlier identified one case each in Orange and Los Angeles counties, bringing the state’s total to six.
Outside of California, there are two cases in Chicago and one case each in Massachusetts, Arizona and Washington state.