15th coronavirus case reported in U.S. while death toll spikes in China

February 14, 2020

China's Hubei province announced 242 new deaths from the coronavirus on Feb 13, twice as many as on the previous day. New infections there jumped by more than 14,000, according to an article on the CNN website.

The 15th case of coronavirus in the United States has been confirmed in Texas, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The patient is among a group of people under federal quarantine order at San Antonio’s Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The rest of the U.S. cases are:

  • California: 8 cases
  • Illinois: 2 cases
  • Massachusetts: 1 case
  • Washington state: 1 case
  • Arizona: 1 case
  • Wisconsin: 1 case

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