Healthcare New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin Updated : February 27, 2020 09:21 AM IST It is a person in California who had no known travel to a country where a virus outbreak has been taking place, or connection to a known patient. All of the 59 other cases in the US had travelled from abroad or had been in close contact with those who travelled. The new virus is a member of the coronavirus family that can cause colds or more serious illnesses such as SARS and MERS. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.