So settle down NJ and NY you’re safe for now.
Via Pix 11:
EDGEWATER, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed that there is not a coronavirus case in the state, officials said Thursday.
“The NJ Department of Heath consulted with the CDC and it was determined patient did not meet CDC criteria for testing for the novel virus,” the State said in a statement.
The case was suspected when someone was taken to a New Jersey hospital. China’s National Health Commission has confirmed 830 cases of the new coronavirus with 25 deaths. A Washington man was recently diagnosed with the virus .
“The hospital, the Department of Health and local health officials are working together to gather additional information,” the Health Department said in a statement. “No definitive diagnosis has been made regarding the patient. As a precautionary measure, the hospital is following all appropriate infection control protocols.”