Philadelphia -- The first confirmed case of coronavirus in Philly has been announced as per a report on ABC News.
At least five people were being investigated for the coronavirus, as of Monday night.
New Jersey has reported its first casualty of the illness.
The confirmed case of coronavirus is a cardiologist who works at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at the King of Prussia location.
ABC News stated:
The infected doctor may have exposed other people, including some children which prompted school closures on Monday.
The eighth case in Montgomery County was announced Tuesday morning. No details about that case were immediately available.
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