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Mariposa County Reports First Confirmed COVID-19 Case

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Health and Human Services’ Public Health Branch reported the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Mariposa County on Tuesday.

The case involves a 23-year-old female who lives in Mariposa County.

“She is currently isolating at home,” said a press release issued by health officials.

“This case is confirmed community transmission from an area outside of Mariposa County,” Tuesday’s release also stated. “The Contact Tracing team is currently investigating; more information will be released as details become available.”

There is no evidence at this time of community transmission inside Mariposa County, health officials added. “However, we remind everyone of the importance of following the ‘Stay at Home’ order issued by the Governor as well as the social / physical distancing guidelines.”

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