Blount Co. man tests positive for coronavirus, quarantined in Nebraska

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – A Blount County man confirmed to WVLT News Anchor Ted Hall that he tested positive for coronavirus.

The man, who did not want to be immediately identified, was among 14 Americans flown from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Tokyo to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

He said he would be quarantined there until early March when doctors would perform another test. If he tests positive again, he said he would remain quarantined for another 14 days.

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