Wisconsin sees first coronavirus patient as total US cases increase to a dozen

A case of coronavirus was confirmed in Wisconsin, bringing the total number of those infected in the United States to 12.

The infected person is an unidentified Wisconsin resident who recently traveled to Beijing before becoming sick, according to a press release from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The patient has been quarantined at home and is “doing well.”

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with Wisconsin authorities to evaluate any contacts the man might have had with others, including health officials who initially cared for the patient.

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