Coronavirus patient treated at Vacaville hospital before transfer to UC Davis Medical Center, officials say

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VACAVILLE, Calif. (KGO) — A Solano County woman who tested positive for the coronavirus was first treated at a Vacaville hospital before being transferred to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, health officials confirmed Thursday morning.

The Solano County patient did not recently travel out of the U.S. and is the first known person to contract the illness through person-to-person spread.

The woman is one of 33 Californians who’ve contracted the disease since the outbreak first began.

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed an infection with the virus that causes COVID-19 in California in a person who reportedly did not have relevant travel history or exposure to another known patient with COVID-19,” the CDC said in a statement.

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