CORONAVIRUS – CDC Hospitalizes 4 Travelers from arriving Bayonne Cruise Ship
New Jersey Strong news – Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports 2.07.2020.
Statement by Governor Murphy on Cruise Ship Docked in Bayonne.
“Personnel from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention boarded a cruise ship docked in Bayonne this morning and screened 27 passengers who recently traveled from mainland China. After being assessed by the CDC, 23 of those passengers were cleared and four individuals are being evaluated at an area hospital. The hospital is following proper infection control protocols while evaluating these individuals. New Jersey currently has no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus and the risk to residents remains low.”
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