A California resident died hours after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
“There are multiple local, state, and federal agencies actively investigating this case; any reports surrounding the cause of death are premature, pending the outcome of the investigation. Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased,” the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
The county was recently notified of the person’s death, which is still under investigation. Police said the patient tested positive for COVID-19 in December and was then vaccinated hours before their death on Jan. 21.
Police did not say which version of the coronavirus