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News Releases

February 3, 2020

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring for illness among travelers. Effective Sunday, February 2, 2020, incoming flights from China will be limited to eleven U.S. airports, including San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport in California.

John Wayne Airport does not have any flights to China or any other Pacific Rim country.

The current number of confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. who had recently traveled to Wuhan, China, or had close contact with an infected person who recently traveled to Wuhan, China is updated regularly by the CDC at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html. There are three confirmed cases in California, one in Los Angeles County, one in Orange County, and one in Santa Clara County. 

For up-to-date information regarding the number of confirmed cases in Orange County along with information on how the OC Health Care Agency is working with the CDC, CA Department of Public Health and local healthcare providers, please visit www.ochealthinfo.com/phs/about/epidasmt/epi/dip/prevention/novel_coronavirus. For a list of Novel Coronavirus FAQs, visit www.ochealthinfo.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=109941.

Safety and security is our top priority. John Wayne Airport will continue to coordinate with the Orange County Health Care Agency, Orange County Fire Authority, the CDC, and the international airports screening passengers from China to keep abreast of the latest developments.