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FDOH confirms first COVID-19 related death in Gadsden County

Posted at 1:04 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 13:06:33-04

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla.(WTXL) — The Florida Department of Health has confirmed Gadsden County's first COVID-19 related death.

Health officials say it was a 69-year-old woman who was previously diagnosed with the coronavirus

While the woman had pre-existing underlying medical conditions, her recent admittance to the hospital was related to COVID-19.

As of Wednesday, 138 cases have been confirmed in the county.

FDOH in Gadsden County says they are committed to working with our community partners to prevent the spread of the virus.

For the latest updates about COVID-19 cases in Florida, please visit the Florida Department of Health (DOH).