(nbcnews) – New York State reported its first case of coronavirus on Sunday after a woman contracted the virus during a recent trip to Iran, officials said.
In a statement, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the woman, who is in her late 30s, is isolated in her home with respiratory symptoms that are “not serious.” He added that she has been in a “controlled situation” since arriving in New York. He didn’t say where the woman is in the state.
Her test results were confirmed by a public laboratory in Albany, Cuomo said.
“There is no reason for undue anxiety — the general risk remains low in New York,” he said. “We are diligently managing this situation and will continue to provide information as it becomes available.”