California man tests positive for coronavirus, 7th US case

A California man has tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the seventh confirmed case in the United States.

The unidentified man is a resident of Santa Clara County, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday afternoon, according to local news reports.

Health officials have documented two other cases in California; two in Illinois; one in Arizona and one in Washington state.

The US State Department has issued a “Do Not Travel” advisory for China and has declared a public health emergency over the spread of the virus.

Nearly 10,000 people have been infected over the last two months. More than 200 deaths have been reported — all in China.

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