Coronavirus Disease Detected In Patient Quarantined at JBSA-Lackland

The patient is being kept in “maximum isolation” and is in stable condition.

By Bonnie PetrieFebruary 14, 2020 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

A 15th case of the coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, has been confirmed in the U.S., and this time it’s in San Antonio.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday the patient is among the dozens of people evacuated from Hubei Province, China, because they were “at high risk of having been exposed to this virus.” The region has seen an outbreak of respiratory illness since December 2019.

On Feb. 7, they arrived at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland to begin a two-week quarantine, and at the time health officials detected no symptoms among them.

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