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Novel Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (named “2019-nCoV”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Infections associated with 2019-nCoV are being reported in a growing number of international locations, including several cases in the United States. The CDC will update the following U.S. map daily. Information regarding the number of people under investigation will be updated regularly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

As a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help deter the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • 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.

For further information and updates please visit the Anne Arundel County Department of Health at and read a message from the Anne Arundel County Health Officer Nilesh Kalyanaraman, M.D. at