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11 Americans at Omaha facility tested positive for coronavirus, hospital says – CNN, CNN

(CNN) Most of the Americans who were being monitored at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for coronavirus after evacuating a cruise ship in Japan tested positive for the virus, the hospital says.

UMNC said in a statement Thursday that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention verified the Nebraska Public Health Lab results showing that (of the patients have the novel coronavirus . The other two evacuees who were taken to the Omaha hospital tested negative, the statement said.

Nebraska's specialized medical care has handled Ebola. Now it's taking on the novel coronavirusNebraska's specialized medical care has handled Ebola. Now it's taking on the novel coronavirus The hospital had said some of the patients had tested positive. in Japan but some “came with a lack of clarity what their test results were,” Shelly Schwedhelm told CNN. Schwedhelm is the UNMC / Nebraska Medical Executive Director of Emergency Management and Biopreparedness who has clinical oversight of the quarantine and biocontainment units.

Several people are exhibiting minor symptoms but others are not showing any symptoms, the release said.

Bert Kelly, a CDC spokesman, told CNN that the agency has verified the results, bringing the total of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States to .

The US Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness Response asked UNMC early Monday to take in 16 patients who had either tested positive, or had a high likelihood of testing positive, for the novel coronavirus.

The patients had been on a cruise ship docked off the cost of Japan for two weeks.

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