3rd COVID-19 case confirmed in Madera County

Coronavirus

Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-sections through the viral genome, seen as black dots. (CDC/ Hannah A Bullock; Azaibi Tamin)

MADERA, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Madera County announced Thursday its second and third confirmed case of novel coronavirus, but officials say they do not know how the patient became infected.

Officials say the two patients are in the same family in Madera County and represent the first known cases of community transmission in the county. The two are described as in a stable condition.

The transmission is under investigation.

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