BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne Medical Center healthcare provider tested positive for novel COVID-19, coronavirus, on Sunday, according to a statement issued by CarePoint. The result was reported to the local health department and the New Jersey Department of Health.

Saying the patient has mild symptoms and is expected to make a full recovery at home, hospital officials added that the patient “is considered high risk and was self-quarantined at home immediately upon symptom onset.”

Carepoint Health continues to adhere to strict visitor restrictions to help contain the spread of the potentially deadly virus.

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