Alaska has confirmed its first presumptive case of the the novel coronavirus, Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R) announced Thursday.
The case is presumptive, meaning the patient has tested positive in state-administered tests but has yet to be confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The patient is a foreign national who was traveling through the state, Dunleavy said. He is not known to have had significant contact with others in the state.
The patient is currently in quarantine in Anchorage after being discharged from the hospital. (Read more from “Alaska Confirms First Case of Coronavirus” HERE)