Colorado Department of Health and Environment said today that an Australia woman who visited Aspen has been confirmed to have COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.
“We are aware of a confirmed COVID-19 case in Australia with ties to the Aspen community. One woman in her 20s who was visiting Aspen returned home to Australia earlier this week, where she tested positive for COVID-19,” the CDPHE said Sunday in a news release. “The individual had contact with Aspen residents and visitors at social gatherings; some of the people who had contact with the woman have reported experiencing respiratory symptoms.”
Officials have not yet said where the woman traveled or the dates she was in Aspen.