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IDPH update on Iowans being tested for novel coronavirus

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Posted at 3:01 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 16:38:10-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — According to the Des Moines Register, two Iowans who recently returned from a trip to China are being tested for novel coronavirus. The Iowa Department of Public Health held a press conference to provide updates on the potential patients.

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Iowa's Department of Public Health says the people are continuing to be tested and have been quarantined. They say the "the risk to Iowans remains low and there is no specific action for the public to take because of the testing."