Texas woman may have exposed a dozen others to coronavirus
A woman who was released from quarantine in San Antonio before health officials learned she had tested positive for the new coronavirus may have exposed up to a dozen people at a hotel before she was brought back into isolation, officials said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that it was retesting the patient, who had been released from isolation Saturday but later returned after a lab test was “weakly positive.”
Health officials said the person was out in the public for 12 hours. On Monday, officials in San Antonio said the patient posed a low risk to the public after an extensive “risk assessment” that included a detailed look at where the patient had visited, CBS affiliate KENS-TV reported.
The station reported the woman was brought to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Feb. 7 from Wuhan, China. She had first tested …continued .
[Source: CBS News]