BREAKING NEWS: Officials Confirm 1st Case of Coronavirus in Sacramento County

8th confirmed case of the virus in California

February 21, 2020

Sacramento County health officials have confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus this Friday.

According to a release from the Sacramento County Public Health Services, the patient had returned to Sacramento County from China on February 2nd and has self-quarantined since their return. During the quarantine period, the individual began showing mild symptoms of the virus.

Officials have said that the patient is no longer showing symptoms, but will remain in isolation until it is determined they are cleared.

Officials have stated that the public's risk of exposure to the coronavirus is "extremely low".

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