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Second COVID-19 related death confirmed in Leon County

Posted at 11:43 AM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 11:51:34-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Department of Health has confirmed a second COVID-19 related death in Leon County.

At this time health officials have not released any other information about this individual.

FDOH says the first COVID-19 related death was a 62-year-old man that had previously tested positive for COVID-19.

As of 11 a.m. on Friday, Leon County now has 187 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

This is the second confirmed COVID-19 related death and 25 residents have been hospitalized, according to FDOH.

For more information on COVID-19 cases in Leon County or around the state please click here.

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 1-(866) 779-6121.

The Call Center is available 24 hours per day. Inquiries may also be emailed to

This is a developing story.