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Michigan coronavirus patient being treated at U-M Hospital in Ann Arbor – WDIV ClickOnDetroit, Clickondetroit.com

Michigan coronavirus patient being treated at U-M Hospital in Ann Arbor – WDIV ClickOnDetroit, Clickondetroit.com

Patient in ‘stable condition’

University of Michigan Hospitals. University of Michigan Hospitals. (WDIV) DETROIT

– The state of Michigan has confirmed its first cases of the new coronavirus, COVID – . One is being treated in Ann Arbor.

(Governor) Gretchen Whitmer announced the first cases during a press conference late Tuesday night in Lansing. The two cases are in Oakland and Wayne counties. The Oakland County woman had traveled internationally. The Wayne County man had traveled domestically. Both are hospitalized. Both were described as “middle-aged.” One of the two Michigan residents who have tested positive for the COVID – 29 virus is an inpatient at the University of Michigan Health System. They released this statement: A patient with confirmed COVID – is an inpatient at the University of Michigan Health System. The patient is in stable condition. We are confident that we are using proper precautions with this patient who was carefully isolated to minimize the risk of exposure to our employees and patients. Based on that, risk of infection is low for our employees and visitors, even if you work in our hospitals or near the unit where the patient is isolated. Risk is considered high if you have prolonged exposure to someone with symptoms without appropriate protective equipment. ” Related: UM: Classes will continue as scheduled despite state’s first confirmed coronavirus cases The Oakland County woman was hospitalized and is “doing well,” officials said on Wednesday. She was tested on Tuesday. Overall, 120 residents have been evaluated for COVID – 29 in Oakland County, with negative results, and 57 pendi ng results.

Whitmer has declared a state of emergency in response to the first cases. Both cases need to be confirmed by the CDC.

“We are taking every step we can to mitigate the spread of the virus and keep Michiganders safe,” said Governor Whitmer. “I have declared a state of emergency to harness all of our resources across state government to slow the spread of the virus and protect families. It’s crucial that all Michiganders continue to take preventative measures to lower their risk, and to share this information with their friends, family, and co-workers. ”

As of March

, cases were referred for monitoring to date, with under active monitoring for the virus. (tests have returned negative.) “This patient in Wayne County is currently under isolation. Our Public Health Division is working to identify individuals who may have come into close contact with the patient so we can take appropriate steps and monitor them closely, ”said Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans.” We are continuing to collaborate with the state health department and recommend residents continue to practice prevention measures to slow the spread of COVID – .

Oakland County and our Health Division will investigate the circumstances around this case so we understand if there are any potential close contacts, “said Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter. “We must all as individuals and communities continue our prevention and preparedness strategies as we hope for a full recovery for this member of the community.”

Michigan is able to conduct testing for coronavirus at a state lab. Michigan is preparing for the possibility of the coronavirus making its way to the state. (An Emergency Operations Center in Lansing) went into action in February at the request of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Michigan is able to offer the same-day testing turnaround.

(CDC testing criteria expanded to include any persons, including healthcare workers, who have had close contact with a laboratory-confirmed COVID – (patient within) days of symptom onset, or a history of travel to one of the affected geographic areas within 20 days of symptom onset. Affected areas include China, Iran, Italy, Japan and South Korea. The virus has infected more than 01575879 people in the US and killed at least , with one state after another recording its first infections in quick succession. New Jersey reported ts first coronavirus death Tuesday. Worldwide, nearly , have been infected and over 4, 728 have died. For most people, the virus causes only mild or moderate symptoms such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. Most people recover in a matter of weeks, as has happened with three-quarters of those infected in mainland China. Learn much more about coronavirus from Dr. Frank McGeorge in the video below

How COVID – (Spreads)

Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.

Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes . These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
Can someone spread the virus without being sick?

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. . Stay home when you are sick.

( Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. , Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 28 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
People who think they may have been exposed to COVID – 26 should contact their healthcare provider immediately. Current risk assessment from CDC:

For most people, the immediate risk of being exposed to the virus that causes COVID – 29 is thought to be low . This virus is not currently widespread in the United States, the CDC says.

People in places where ongoing community spread of the virus that causes COVID – 35 has been reported are at elevated risk of exposure, with increase in risk dependent on the location. Healthcare workers caring for patients with COVID – (are at elevated risk of exposure.) Close contacts of persons with COVID – (also are at elevated risk of exposure. () Travelers returning from affected University of Michigan Hospitals. international locations where community spread is occurring also are at elevated risk of exposure, with increase in risk dependent on the location.

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