UConn Health identifies its first positive coronavirus case

Posted: Updated:

The first coronavirus patient at UConn Health was discharged from the hospital on Saturday.

Officials say upon arrival, the patient was identified and managed as a possible coronavirus patient and that all proper precautions were taken.

PHOTOS: The impact of coronavirus around the world

 

The patient and his parents have been recommended to self-quarantine.

The patient is said to be doing well, and officials say all notifications have been provided to local and state public health authorities.

BY THE NUMBERS: Get the latest global statistics

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: See the list of school closings

GET THE FACTS: What you need to know about coronavirus

TRAVEL TIPS: Should you cancel your plans?

 

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."