At Direction of CDC, Person With Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Discharged From Hospital to Home Quarantine

At the direction of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a person who was diagnosed with COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) while traveling outside Utah has been discharged from Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, where the person was being monitored and tested at the request of the federal agency.

The person, who has tested positive for COVID-19 and has shown no symptoms, will continue to be monitored and tested while under home quarantine, under the direction of the Utah Department of Health, the Southwest Utah Public Health Department, and the CDC. 

This person’s care plan follows CDC guidance updated this week. COVID-19 patients who have tested positive and are not showing symptoms can be quarantined in a non-hospital setting.

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Patient has shown no symptoms will continue to be monitored and tested.

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