New Jersey Department of Health Coronavirus Mandatory Quarantine Order
New Jersey Strong news – Trenton, NJ: NJ Dept of Health reports 2.5.2020.
On Tuesday evening, an asymptomatic individual who traveled from China to Newark Liberty International Airport was issued a mandatory quarantine order. While the individual did not present any symptoms, they were in Hubei Province on February 4 and therefore were issued a 14-day quarantine order. The individual, who is not a New Jersey resident, was transported to a location in Essex County, and the New Jersey Department of Health will monitor the individual for symptoms for the next 14 days.
The risk of novel coronavirus transmission in New Jersey residents remains low.
For more information on novel coronavirus, please visit: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml