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For Release:
February 29, 2020

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Statement From the New Jersey Department of Health

New Jersey Public Health Environmental Laboratories is currently testing for coronavirus on an individual hospitalized in Monmouth County. The individual is being tested in accordance with CDC guidelines and the Department of Health expects test results within 24 hours. The hospital has taken all necessary precautions and is following infectious disease protocol.

For more information about New Jersey’s testing capability visit, https://www.nj.gov/health/news/2020/approved/20200228a.shtml

Last Reviewed: 2/29/2020