"The case occurred in Orange County, California, and a positive result was obtained for the new coronavirus," the CNBC news agency quoted the news as saying.
The patient allegedly arrived from Wuhan, China.
Earlier it became known that the United States began the evacuation of consular officers in Chinese Wuhan due to the spread of a new type of coronavirus. The flight from Wuhan to San Francisco will depart on January 28.
According to the latest data, the number of infections with a new type of coronavirus in China increased until 1975, 56 deaths were recorded.
As the PRC State Committee on Health Affairs noted, the ability of the new coronavirus to spread is increasing, the outbreak of the disease has entered a more complex stage.