Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.09.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano.


Latest update from the World Health Organization: 

Sunday, February 9, 2020

No new countries reported cases of 2019-nCoV in the past 24 hours. 

Update on Cruise Ship Diamond Princess: On 9 February, Japanese National Health Authorities provided WHO with a detailed update on the situation of the Cruise Ship Diamond Princess, currently harbored in Yokohama, Japan. Following confirmation of a case of 2019-nCoV, all crew and passengers are being quarantined for a 14-day period on board the vessel, asked to stay in their cabins and to wear a mask when leaving their cabin. All crew and passengers are closely followed-up and are medically examined and tested for 2019-nCoV when displaying any signs or symptoms suggestive of 2019-nCoV disease. The quarantine period will come to an end on 19 February. Epidemiological and environmental investigations are ongoing. As of 8 February, 64 individuals were found to have been infected with 2019-nCoV among passengers and crew members.

Read more here.

Latest news:

USA Today: U.S. has screened 17,000 passengers for coronavirus at 11 airports since Sunday

Bloomberg: Coronavirus Cases in Wuhan May Be Nearing Peak, Study Finds

LA Times: Why did the government mandate a coronavirus quarantine?

For the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak, visit CDC’s Novel Coronavirus 2019 website. If you have any questions, please visit takano.house.gov or call (951) 222-0203.



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