First ‘Community Transmission’ Case Of Coronavirus Reported in Los Angeles County

<title>First ‘Community Transmission’ Case Of Coronavirus Reported in Los Angeles County</title> <p>Posted by: KHTS Newsroom in Health, Santa Clarita Latest News March 10, 2020 - 12:12 pm 0 1,098 Views</p> <h3>Two additional cases of coronavirus, COVID-19, have been reported in Los Angeles County, bringing the total number to 17, with one being the first “community transmission” case, officials said Tuesday.</h3> <p>Of the most recent individuals in Los Angeles County, one case traveled through Japan; however, the other case has an “unidentified source of exposure,” according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.</p> <p>Public Health is identifying persons who may have had close personal contact with these individuals, including any friends, family members or health care professionals, to assess and monitor them for signs and symptoms of <a href=""></a> illness, according to the department.</p> <p>All confirmed cases are being isolated and close contacts are set to be quarantined.</p>

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