Sunday. With those cases, reported on Saturday afternoon, March 21, the county now has a total of 31 cases, the Putnam County Department of Health said. With increased testing capabilities, we expect to find more cases in Carteret County. Health officials said Saturday the man had visited two public locations - both in Omaha - before becoming symptomatic.
The virus causes mild symptoms in the majority of people, including a dry cough and temperature, which can be managed at home without special treatment. COVID-19 is an abbreviation of the term "coronavirus disease 2019". The likelihood of serious illness increases in older populations and people with underlying health problems including high blood pressure, heart problems, lung disease or diabetes.
The New York Times said almost 20 relatives of the family are in quarantine. Elizabeth Fusco said the sick relatives are five of her and Fusco-Jackson's siblings and their mother. The family has a connection to the first person to die of the disease in the state - a 69-year-old man from Bergen County, according to reports. "I'm numb.
In Wuhan, China there have been "no cases reported publicly" for two days. A man in his 70s who was being treated at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) in Barrie, Ont., for COVID-19 has died, raising the provincial death toll to three.
The country records not less than 100 deaths in a day. Paolucci said that the hospital required more ventilators, equipment, staff and beds to deal with the emergency, "to avoid everyone really working to the end of the strength because we are doing 12-hour shifts, even the doctors are doing 12-hour shifts which are just a massacre".
Mr Tedros welcomed developments from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak originated, which reported no new cases on Thursday. "Wuhan provides hope for the rest of the world, that even the most severe situation can be turned around", he said.