Man With Presumptive Case of Coronavirus Flew Through Charlotte Airport

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A South Carolina man with a presumptive positive case of coronavirus returned from Italy on a flight that landed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, officials confirmed Monday.

The man, who is one of six presumptive positive cases in South Carolina, was not displaying symptoms when he fly into Charlotte, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. He is not hospitalized and is isolated at home in Spartanburg.

On Sunday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) said the number of presumed coronavirus cases has risen to six, up from two the previous day.

The presumptive positive cases were identified after testing for COVID-19 was completed at DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory. The samples have been sent to the Center of Disease control in Atlanta for final testing and confirmation.

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