Published time: 02 April 2020
Authors: Sarah E Scott, Karen Zabel, Jennifer Collins, Katherine C Hobbs, Melissa J Kretschmer, Mitchell Lach, Katie Turnbow, Lindsay Speck, Jessica R White, Keila Maldonado, Brandon Howard, Jeanene Fowler, Sonia Singh, Susan Robinson, Alexandra Peterson Pompa, Kevin Chatham-Stephens, Amy Xie, Jordan Cates, Stephen Lindstrom, Xiaoyan Lu, Melissa A Rolfes, Marcy Flanagan, Rebecca Sunenshine, Maricopa County COVID-19 Case Investigation Team
Keywords: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, illness severity, viral transmission, serial testing
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes a range of illness severity. Mild illness has been reported, but whether illness severity correlates with infectivity is unknown. We describe the public health investigation of a mildly ill, non-hospitalized COVID-19 case who traveled to China.
First Mildly Ill, Non-Hospitalized Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Without Viral Transmission in the United States