A 35-year-old man who was reportedly the first U.S. patient diagnosed with the coronavirus involved in an outbreak in China has left a hospital in Seattle after receiving treatment.
The Associated Press reported Monday that the unidentified man wished to remain anonymous but thanked his doctors and nurses upon leaving Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington.
“I am at home and continuing to get better,” the man said in a statement obtained by the AP. “I ask that the media please respect my privacy and my desire not to be in the public eye.”
“I appreciate all of the concern expressed by members of the public, and I look forward to returning to my normal life,” he continued.
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