Manhattan woman is New York’s first confirmed coronavirus case
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New York state has confirmed its first coronavirus case, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday night.The patient, a woman in her late 30s, contracted the virus while traveling in Iran, the governor’s office said. The woman lives in Manhattan, according to a New York state official.“This evening we learned of the first positive case of novel coronavirus — or COVID-19 — in New York State,” Cuomo said in the statement. “The patient, a woman in her late thirties, contracted the virus while traveling abroad in Iran, and is currently isolated in her home. The patient has respiratory symptoms, but is no...


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