53 people medically cleared after quarantined at Travis AFB

The Centers for Disease Control announced that all remaining 53 people recently returned from Wuhan, China via State Department-charted flight have completed their 14-day quarantine at Travis Air Force Base.

Posted: Feb 20, 2020 10:24 AM

CALIFORNIA – The Centers for Disease Control announced that all remaining 53 people recently returned from Wuhan, China via State Department-charted flight have completed their 14-day quarantine at Travis Air Force Base.

The CDC said all of these individuals have been medically cleared and CDC officials have lifted their quarantine orders.

The people released from quarantine pose no health risk to the surrounding community.

Dozens of people quarantined at Travis AFB were also released on Tuesday.

CDC said they’re thankful these individuals for their cooperation and patience during their quarantine and wish them well as they return home.

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On Wednesday, Feb. 19 a new case of coronavirus was confirmed among people evacuated from a cruise ship to the Travis Air Force base.

Authorities say the patient, who tested positive for the virus in Japan but had no symptoms, was placed in isolation Monday in Napa along with another evacuee who tested negative for the virus but then showed symptoms.

Both have been in quarantine at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, north of San Francisco.

They're among some 300 American cruise ship passengers who were quarantined at military bases in California and Texas after flying from Japan Sunday night and Monday.

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