PLACER COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – A person in Placer County was reported dead hours after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say the resident tested positive for COVID-19 in late December and received the vaccine on January 21st.

The vaccine was not administered by Placer County Public Health.

A cause of death has not been reported yet and agencies are still investigating.

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