Canadian passenger who used U.P. airport tests positive for COVID-19

Life & Health

Atomic-level structure of the spike protein of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Credit: McLellan Lab, University of Texas at Austin

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) According to a post on the Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) Facebook page, a passenger arriving into CIU on Sunday, March 15th from Minneapolis (11:00 p.m.) has tested positive for COVID-19.

The passenger is a Canadian citizen and returned to Canada.

The CDC has offered some tips for people who may have been exposed to the virus. Some of them include: staying home except to get medical care, call ahead before just going to the doctor, separate yourself from people in your home, clean surfaces daily, wear a facemask if you are sick, cover your coughs and sneezes, clean your hands often, and don’t share household items.

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