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Of us wear protective masks to fend off coronavirus in Queens.
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A Unusual York Metropolis couple is being monitored for the coronavirus after touring to the hot zone of Iran, the mayor said Sunday.
“They’re being evaluated ethical now,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said at the St. Pat’s for All Parade in Queens.
It’s unclear when the couple traveled to Iran, where there had been 54 deaths from the virus and no longer much less than 978 cases up to now.
De Blasio said town couple’s take a look at outcomes are pending, adding, “We should always procure an acknowledge on that this day or the next day.”
The city Division of Properly being and Psychological Hygiene said the tests are being performed throughout the remark’s ranking companies and products.
“Tests for unusual #coronavirus are actually being performed by @HealthNYGov’s lab, which method we are in a position to be ready to uncover outcomes aid mighty sooner,” the departmentwrote in a tweet.
The building came as eight city patients had beengiven a figuring out bill of properly being after present process tests for the virus.
The US Centers for Disease Alter and Prevention said Saturday that there had been 22 cases detected throughout the public properly being design within the country up to now. The cases had been largely on the West Flee, including 12 in California and six within the Seattle space, where a particular person died from the virus Saturday, the first fatality within the nation.
There had been moreover confirmed cases of the virus in Illinois, Wisconsin, Oregon, Texas, Arizona and Massachusetts.