RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A second child who developed a fever while quarantined at March Air Reserve Base for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus was taken to Riverside University Medical Center for observation, but health officials today downplayed the likelihood of an infection.
"The youth developed a fever, but there were no other symptoms," Riverside County Department of Public Health spokesman Jose Arballo told City News Service. "Out of an abundance of caution, we moved the child to the hospital."
Arballo said the unidentified patient and the mother were transported by ambulance Wednesday night to Riverside University Medical Center in Moreno Valley, where the two were placed in an isolation ward. He said laboratory samples have been taken from the youth and "those are already