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Locals react to first confirmed coronavirus case in Butte County

Butte County Health officials announced its' first confirmed case of the Coronavirus Saturday afternoon.

Posted: Mar 22, 2020 12:20 AM
Updated: Mar 22, 2020 9:56 AM

OROVILLE, Calif. -  Butte County Health officials announced its first confirmed case of the coronavirus Saturday afternoon. 

There was a lot of mixed emotions when this news broke. Some people said they were scared while others said this was bound to happen. 

I think it was expected especially as more people get tested, the more confirmed cases they're going to have," said Matt Ledford. It's probably going to go up from here. It's going to get worse before it gets better." 

One woman said she hopes the coronavirus will be the only issue. She hopes people will stay calm and be kind to one another. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 250514

Reported Deaths: 6315
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1078063457
Riverside19450479
Orange15778360
San Diego15696387
San Bernardino13676269
Imperial6979105
Alameda6472140
Fresno562677
Kern510080
Santa Clara4849160
Tulare4627136
San Joaquin447455
San Francisco377650
Sacramento355969
San Mateo3441108
Contra Costa343279
Santa Barbara326129
Ventura324047
Marin271019
Kings258332
Stanislaus239144
Monterey179115
Solano147625
Merced127211
Sonoma126710
Placer78611
San Luis Obispo7012
Yolo58324
Madera5665
Santa Cruz4173
Napa3444
San Benito2572
Lassen2340
Butte2063
El Dorado2060
Sutter2063
Humboldt1444
Shasta1354
Nevada1231
Glenn1220
Yuba1031
Tehama881
Lake850
Mendocino850
Colusa700
Calaveras530
Del Norte511
Tuolumne430
Mono411
Inyo331
Siskiyou310
Mariposa271
Amador260
Plumas110
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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