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First Local Case of Coronavirus in Contra Costa


Photo by Unsplash user Ani Kolleshi

How concerning is this? Step one for me is to stop touching my face!

From an advisory:

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) has confirmed the first positive case of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, involving a resident of the county.

The person tested positive this afternoon. Our County’s public health lab conducted the test, which is expected to be confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention in the coming days. The patient, who is being treated at a hospital in the county, had no known travel history and no known contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

This movie theater scene from 1995’s Outbreak makes me nervous:

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