BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 05: Patients sit in a doctor's waiting room on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Doctors in the country are demanding higher payments from health insurance companies (Krankenkassen). Over 20 doctors' associations are expected to hold a vote this week over possible strikes and temporary closings of their practices if assurances that a requested additional annual increase of 3.5 billion euros (4,390,475,550 USD) in payments are not provided. The Kassenaerztlichen Bundesvereinigung (KBV), the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians, unexpectedly broke off talks with the health insurance companies on Monday. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Massachusetts’ first confirmed case of Coronavirus has been diagnosed in a Boston resident. The man, said to be in his 20s, returned from Wuhan, China before seeking medical care. This marks the 8th confirmed case of Coronavirus in the United States.

Umass Boston has released a statement regarding this confirmed case, as the man is a member of their community.

Confirmed coronavirus case

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, I want to let you know that a member of the UMass Boston community who recently returned from Wuhan, China has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. We are working closely with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) to ensure all guidelines and protocols are diligently followed.

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