Another under coronavirus quarantine to be released today from Nebraska Medical Center

Published: Mar. 4, 2020 at 4:15 PM CST
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One of the 10 Americans being monitored for coronavirus at the Nebraska Medical Center who were on the Diamond Princess cruise ship will leave today while another is still being treated in the biocontainment unit.

To date, fifteen Americans from the cruise ship

. Testing continues for the eight remaining under COVID-19 quarantine, more releases are possible this week, according to UNMC officials.

, two of whom spoke at a press conference about their experiences.

The spread of the virus in Nebraska means the continued

They have suggested reviewing business plans and consider what may be necessary should a large portion of staff be required to stay home from work. Families were advised to plan for schools and daycares to possibly close.

In the U.S., 11 have died of COVID-19 in connection to a nursing home in Washington. The total number of cases in the U.S. stands at 148.

Internationally, more than 94,000 cases are known worldwide, with more than 3,200 deaths.