NEW YORK

The U.S. confirmed three new cases of the deadly coronavirus from China on Sunday, bringing the total to five.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that two people in California and one in Arizona had been diagnosed with the virus.

All three had visited Wuhan city in central China’s Hubei province, where the virus first surfaced.

The first two U.S. cases were confirmed last week — one in Seattle, Washington and the other in Chicago, Illinois.

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