UPDATE: VDH Announces Two Patients Under Investigation Test Negative for Novel Coronavirus

The Virginia Department of Health has received test results for the two Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the Central Region of Virginia.

As of Sunday the Virginia Department of Health stated three individuals were being monitored closely as PUI’s. (Persons Under Investigation) No Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus in VA But Three PUI’s Being Investigated

According to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), a person under investigation (PUI) is someone who meets certain criteria provided by CDC (Center for Disease Control) and warrants additional follow-up and confirmatory testing.

The results from testing performed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were negative, indicating that the two individuals do not have the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection.

Test results for a Patient Under Investigation in the Northern Region of Virginia are expected to be received later this week. At this time, Virginia continues to have no confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV.

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