Congressman Gonzalez addresses confirmed case of coronavirus in Texas

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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (Source: KGBT Photo)

Texas Congressman Vicente Gonzalez issued a statement addressing the confirmed case coronavirus in San Antonio.

The statement reads:

I am aware of the confirmed case of coronavirus in Texas. Please know that the individual is under federal quarantine at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas where they have been isolated and are receiving necessary medical care. I will be in contact with federal and state officials as we continue to monitor the situation. I also encourage people to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, www.cdc.gov, for the latest information on the virus.

The U.S. confirmed that the 15th case of the coronavirus in Texas.

The individual carrying the virus is part of the evacuees from China that were quarantined.

According to the Associated Press, the flight came in last week. The patient was confirmed to have the coronavirus after the results came in on Wednesday.

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