Japanese national who traveled in Hawaii diagnosed with virus

Hawaii Gov. David Ige, center, state Health Director Bruce Anderson, left, and state Epidemiologist Sarah Park, right, hold a news conference in Honolulu on Friday to discuss a tourist who was confirmed with the coronavirus after returning home to Japan. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)

A Japanese man who traveled to Hawaii earlier this month has since been diagnosed with COVID-19, the newly identified coronavirus that has infected thousands in China and elsewhere around the world, state health officials confirmed Friday.