Your essential guide to the Queens community
A healthcare professional to explain how medical masks must fit in order to protect against coronavirus. Two patients in the hospital Flushing coronavirus suspected of recently tested negative, according to the Ministry of Health. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane.
By Jonathan Sperling
The test results came back negative for two people treated for suspected coronavirus in hospital Flushing Thursday, two days after the city Health Department first started monitoring them.
The unidentified patient, who both recently traveled to mainland China ,. Both patients over the age of 60 and reported a fever and a cough or shortness of breath without other common causes, such as the flu and other cold virus, the Health Ministry said last week.
Testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disease took about 48 hours and determined that both patients negative for coronavirus, the Ministry of Health.
More than 31,000 cases of coronavirus and more than 600 deaths have occurred as a result on Friday. In the United States, there is, despite the dozens of test cases that are still pending.
NYC Health Department Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot has repeatedly assured residents that the agency is working with the CDC and the federal government as the outbreak continues.
“If you have traveled to the affected area in the last 14 days and you feel unwell, call your doctor or visit a clinic, and you will be taken care of,” said Barbot in a statement.
The first individual was identified for testing for the new coronavirus in New York City is a 40 years old woman admitted to Bellevue Medical Center in stable condition on February 1. His case has finally been confirmed negative.
Two additional patients in New York City is under investigation for coronavirus as of press time on Friday.
/ / / / / / / /
© 2019 Queens General Media