The individual, who has not been publicly identified, is expected to full recover from the virus, formally known as COVID-19, according to the Riverside University Health System.
The infected person is currently listed in good condition at a medical facility in Northern California, according to Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County public health officer. There are no incidents of exposure or “locally acquired confirmed cases” within the county.
The Diamond Princess cruise ship was placed under quarantine last month in Japan, after some of the passengers tested positive for the virus.
A Santa Clarita couple was among those on board and were evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken ship. The couple went to Nebraska after the husband, who confirmed he has the deadly virus, became ill and came down with a fever two hours into a flight to Travis Air Force Base in Northern California.
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