Sunday, November 2, 2014

The traveler came to North Carolina after leaving Liberia and arriving in the United States on Oct. 31 via Newark Liberty International Airport.

The individual did not have any symptoms upon arrival in the United States, according to the Department of Health, and had no known exposure to Ebola while in Liberia.

The person was taken from from Person County using the appropriate health and safety protocols.

The individual will remain in a contained, isolated and secured unit until the results of testing are known.

A blood sample from the patient will be sent to the State Laboratory of Public Health, in the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, for preliminary testing.

The preliminary results of the patient's first Ebola test are expected to be completed early Monday morning.