Man in New York tests positive for coronavirus

A woman wears a mask on Jan. 30, 2020 in New York. (AP)

A man from Westchester County, New York who works in Manhattan tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to two, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday.

The 50-year-old man had an underlying respiratory illness and is hospitalized, Cuomo said at a news conference. He added that the patient had not traveled to countries considered the epicenter of the outbreak, but had traveled to Miami, Florida.

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