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MDHHS: Person taken to hospital from Detroit airport doesn't have coronavirus

Posted at 11:31 AM, Feb 05, 2020

DETROIT — The state health department says a person who was taken to a hospital Tuesday from the Detroit airport for testing doesn’t have coronavirus.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the person didn’t meet the criteria for coronavirus testing after being taken to the hospital with symptoms.

Detroit Metro Airport is among a handful in the country that are screening for coronavirus amid the outbreak in Wuhan, China. At this point, four possible cases in Michigan have been sent to the Centers for Disease Control for testing, but results were negative.

No deaths have been reported in America from the disease, but at least 361 people have died in China and over 17,000 cases have been confirmed.