Napa County Reports First Covid-19 Death of Fully Vaccinated Person

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Neighboring Napa County is reporting their first coronavirus death of a person who was fully vaccinated. Officials confirmed that the Napa woman was over the age of 65, had underlying medical conditions, and died after a prolonged hospitalization. They also confirmed that the woman tested positive for the UK variant of the virus known as B-117, which is more transmissible and can cause more severe symptoms. The woman is one of 32 fully vaccinated people in Napa County that became symptomatic and tested positive for COVID-19. She is the 82nd person to die of coronavirus in Napa County.