An adult patient with a potential respiratory illness is currently under isolation and could be evaluated for Coronavirus in Colorado. According to KDVR, the patient arrived at St. Anthony's Hospital in Lakewood Friday afternoon at approximately 3 p.m.

The hospital is currently working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to see if the case should be evaluated for the Coronavirus. Upon arrival at the hospital, all precautions recommended by the CDC were taken. Steps taken included having the patient wear a mask and keeping them in isolation until a diagnosis by a doctor has been made.

Currently, there are no details about the patient traveling to China, where the source of the virus has surfaced.

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Source: KDVR



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