Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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The CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Cases of COVID-19 also are being reported in a growing number of countries internationally, including the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.

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People Under Investigation (PUI) in the United States*†‡
COVID-19: Confirmed Cases in the United States*†
Travel-related 12
Person-to-person spread 2
Total confirmed cases 14
Total tested 426

* This table represents cases detected and tested in the United States through U.S. public health surveillance systems since January 21, 2020. It does not include people who returned to the U.S. via State Department-chartered flights.
Numbers closed out at 4 p.m. the day before reporting.

Artist rendering of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Emergency Operations Center during Corona Virus outbreak

The EOC (Emergency Operations Center) is where highly trained experts monitor information, prepare for public health events, and gather in the event of an emergency to exchange information and make decisions quickly.

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Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during the corona virus outbreak.

CDC activated its EOC to assist public health partners in responding to the novel (new) coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China.

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people working in the coronvirus center

CDC activated its EOC to assist public health partners in responding to the novel (new) coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan, China.

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Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during the corona virus outbreak.

EOC staff is hard at work keeping Americans safe 24/7. In response to 2019 nCoV (coronavirus), the EOC has sent teams to help with clinical management, contact tracing, and communications.

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Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during the corona virus outbreak.

CDC activated its EOC to coordinate with WHO, federal, state and local public health partners, and clinicians in response to 2019 nCoV (coronavirus). CDC is closely monitoring the situation and working 24/7 to provide updates.

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Page last reviewed: February 14, 2020