More than a hundred people across 26 states are being monitored for possible cases of the new coronavirus, health officials said Monday.
The number of possible cases of the dangerous virus nearly doubled to 110 cases over four days, up from the 63 previously reported to be under surveillance, according to CNBC.
Five patients diagnosed with the virus in the US after traveling to the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak began, officials said.
All of the patients are hospitalized and their close contacts are being monitored for symptoms.
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