Cali. Governor Declares State Of Emergency After 53 Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus, 1 Death

California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Wednesday evening, announcing his state has at least 53 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.

ABC News reports the viral outbreak that began in China about two months ago has affected more than 90,000 people around the globe, including more than 100 people in the United States.

Newsom also shared that his confirmed cases include one death as a Placer County resident has died to the virus on a cruise ship returning from Mexico. The ship has been held at sea while federal and state officials prepare to treat those on board. Another individual on the ship has reportedly contracted the coronavirus.

From the report:

Diamond Cruises revealed a second passenger aboard the Feb. 11 to 21 voyage of the Grand Princess has contracted the coronavirus.

The Sonoma County, California, resident showed atypical “gastrointestinal and cardiovascular symptoms,” the company said.

Another individual who works at the Los Angeles airport has “tested positive for the virus,” according to the report.

The screener, whose last shift at the airport was on Feb. 21, began experiencing flu-like symptoms about eight days later, according to DHS. The individual at that point visited a doctor and tested positive.

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“We are told the individual wore all the correct protective equipment and took necessary protections on the job,” DHS spokeswoman Heather Swift said in a statement.

DHS said it’s working to identify which coworkers the individual came in contact with and whether the virus was contracted from a traveler.

According to the report, Seattle has also been affected by the coronavirus as it confirmed 10 cases on Wednesday.

The West Coast is not the only region of the United States to be affected as New York confirmed its 11th case.

“It is going to be dozens and dozens and dozens,” said New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.


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