3 people are being screened for the coronavirus in New York City

3 people are being screened for the coronavirus in New York City


Three people in total in New York City are being screened for the coronavirus, according to the Department of Health.

As the coronavirus praises for different countries with new cases reported daily 361 people killed and 11 confirmed cases in the United States, New York City has identified three people plus three in total who have been tested for the coronavirus .

The most recent patient has been hospitalized in the New York Presbyterian-Queens, and is in stable condition, the Department of Health reported.

Last Sunday, a 60-year-old man with symptoms of fever and shortness of breath was hospitalized at the Flushing Hospital Medical Center.

And a person under 40, who had spent time in China arrived in the city on Thursday and called 911 on Friday after feeling the symptoms.

The results of the tests to confirm or not the coronavirus will take approximately 36 of 48 hours depending on the testing capacity of the disease control and prevention center.

For his part, Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement that with the best public health system in the world, New York City is ready to respond to any confirmed case of coronavirus.

The new coronavirus is a strain that has not been previously detected in humans. This can cause symptoms of cough fever and shortness of breath.

Remember that if you have the symptoms it is recommended to seek medical attention immediately consult your doctor or emergency room and have a detailed report of your recent trips and symptoms to avoid contact with others do not travel while you are sick cover your mouth and nose with A tissue with the sleeve NEVER with your hands.