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US military approves 11 coronavirus quarantine camps next to major US airports which can treat ‘up to 1,000 people’ as the 13th American case is confirmed in California

The Pentagon is setting up 11 quarantine camps on military bases near major airports across the US in anticipation of an influx of American citizens returning from in need of monitoring for the deadly  that is now being called COVID-19.  

The 13th US coronavirus case was confirmed in California on Tuesday. The deadly strain, which is now being called COVID-19, has killed 1,116 people and sickened more than 45,000 worldwide since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in late December.  

The Department of Defense approved a request from the Department of Health and Human Services early this month for the possible use of military facilities to accommodate 1,000 people who may have to be quarantined upon arrival from overseas through the end of the month.

Read more at Daily Mail.

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