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Media Advisory

First Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed in Contra Costa County


Friday, March 20, 2020


Note to Editors: The media briefing will take place at 1220 Morello Avenue in Martinez. No interviews will be provided prior to the briefing.

WHAT

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) will hold a media briefing to update the public about the county's first confirmed death linked to COVID-19.

The patient died Thursday in a hospital in Contra Costa County. The Contra Costa resident was in their 70s and had a pre-existing condition that put them at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19, and a history of recent overseas travel.

Contra Costa Health Services will livestream the media conference on its Facebook page.

WHEN:

10 a.m. March 20, 2020

WHERE:

CCHS Office of the Director, 1220 Morello Avenue

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