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First confirmed COVID-19 case reported in Napa County

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NAPA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – The first confirmed coronavirus case has been reported in Napa County on Sunday, according to health officials.

The patient is currently in isolation in the City of Napa.

The county issued an order for the patient and those in close contact with the patient to quarantine.

Health officials remind the public to shelter-at-home and practice social distancing of at least six-feet.

No other details have been released on the patient due to privacy reasons.

“This is Napa County’s first case and evidence that COVID-19 is in our community,” said Dr. Karen Relucio, Napa County’s Public Health Officer. “I understand this may be concerning to  the community, but this is why I, and the State of California, have issued Shelter-At-Home orders to slow the spread of illness and not overwhelm the local health care system. It is imperative that the local community comply with these orders.”

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