As of Thursday, March 19, there are nine known cases of Novel Coronavirus in Sonoma County. Two cases were announced on Wednesday, March 18 and one more was announced on Thursday, March 19. No additional information about these cases has been released at this time.
On Sunday, March 15, Rohnert Park Health Center reported that one of its employees was diagnosed with COVID-19 without having traveled abroad. The employee is currently under self-quarantine. This marked the first case of community spread of the virus in Sonoma County.
According to a press release sent out on Sunday, March 15, the county expects that there will be more confirmed cases. You can check the current number of cases HERE.
(Image: Supervisor Susan Gorin speaking at a press conference on Sunday.)
Sonoma County officials held a press conference on Sunday, March 15 in response to the first confirmed case of community spread.