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CBS News 28 Feb 2020

California monitoring 8,400 people for coronavirus

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New measures are in place in California this morning after the first apparent U.S. case with unknown origin. The female patient is battling the virus despite no recent foreign travel or known contact with another infected person. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans joined CBSN AM from UC Davis Medical Center, where she's being treated.


BREAKING: 21 people on Grand Princess cruise ship docked off the California coast tested positive for coronavirus, including 19 crew members and two passengers, Vice Pres. Mike Pence says. 24 people tested negative. abcn.ws/2TMI4L6
An Italian cruise ship with about 6,000 people stuck on board remained docked at the Italian port of Civitavecchia on Thursday, January 30, as two Chinese passengers were tested for coronavirus.

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Around 400 passengers, who tested negative for coronavirus, disembarked the cruise ship in Yokohama, Japan, which has been at the center of accusations of inadequate precautions and poor management.
Some 30 to 70 patients who tested positive for coronavirus were supposed to be transferred to a Costa Mesa, California assisted living center. The city immediately took action to stop it, calling the facility "dilapidated" and "surrounded by residential neighborhoods" in a court filing.

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