The nation’s coronavirus death toll jumped to 19 as confirmed cases spread to more than 30 states
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced the province’s third and fourth presumptive cases of novel coronavirus today.
Both cases are travel-related and they are recovering in isolation at home with support from public health officials, Hinshaw said.
The new cases are a man in his 60s who had recently been on a Grand Princess cruise before returning to Alberta on Feb. 21 and a woman in her 30s who is a close contact of someone who had recently travelled in Europe, including visits to Ukraine, Turkey and the Netherlands, Hinshaw said.
This afternoon, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, also confirmed another positive case of novel coronavirus in Ontario.
The case is a woman in her 40s, who returned from Colorado on March 2.
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[Original Source: CNN]