Fifth case of coronavirus confirmed in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Health Department confirmed its fifth case of coronavirus on March 16.

The patient is a 49-year-old male that recently traveled internationally to a high-risk area affected by the virus.

After returning home from travel, he followed proper self-isolation guidelines. Once he developed symptoms, he contacted health officials where he was tested at a private laboratory.

This case has been included in VDH official numbers.

The full release can be read here.

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