“The man traveled in late February to an area of Italy that now has an outbreak. He had mild flu-like symptoms while still abroad but improved, so he traveled back to his home in Chatham County. According to the Georgia Department of Health, he had contact with a case in Georgia, and the department notified North Carolina.“
LIVE PRESSER (over now, noted below)
-traveled to Italy feb 22ish
-flu like symptoms in Italy. Stayed until they were gone
-flew back through JFK to RDU (Raleigh/Durham)
-was in “contact” with man from Georgia just 2 days ago
-tested positive for Covid-19 with ZERO symptoms.
-in quarantine at home with wife
-must pass two simultaneous tests with negative before leaving
-wife must stay quarantined 2 weeks after husband is cleared
-not enough tests. Only 150 on hand. 500 on order but not coming yet.
-rest of the Mumbo Jumbo about “don’t panic just wash your hands”
His symptoms disappeared and he’s still positive and likely contagious!
NC only has enough tests for 150 people…
h/t I’m with Trump