Emerging Disease Coronavirus

Volume 2. Issue 2 – January 28, 2020

The CDC is monitoring an outbreak of a novel coronavirus (respiratory illness) named 2019-nCoV. It was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and believed to have originated from a live animal market. Unfortunately, it seems to have evolved from animal-to-person spread to person-to-person. This situation is still emerging and rapidly evolving and as such links will be attached below to monitor events as they occur.
Please click on this link to see information regarding the number of people under investigation.

Confirmed 2019-nCoV Cases Globally
Global Map
As of 11:00 a.m. ET January 31, 2020


  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

These symptoms can range from mild to severe and can appear as little as two days or as long as fourteen days after exposure.

Criteria for Persons Under Investigation (PUI)


VDH Surveillance Data

Checklists & Forms


Novel Coronavirus 2019, Wuhan, China. (2020, January 24). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Virginia Department of Health. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/surveillance-and-investigation/novel-coronavirus/

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