80-year-old woman first resident to pass away from COVID-19 in Lorain County, officials say

LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — Lorain County Public Well being reported its first COVID-19 associated loss of life on Sunday.

In keeping with a press launch, the 80-year-old lady, who had been hospitalized, had no underlying well being situations and received the illness by neighborhood unfold.

“On behalf of all the county, we categorical our deepest sympathies to her household and mates,” stated Well being Commissioner David Covell.

He stated it’s vital for folks to remain residence, preserve a bodily distance of a minimum of 6 toes, cowl your coughs, and wash your palms.

“Collectively we will all assist to gradual the virus down and to guard everybody who calls Lorain County residence,” stated Covell.

Residents can contact Lorain County Public Well being at 440-322-6367 or go to LorainCountyHealth.com/coronavirus with any questions. The ODH COVID-19 hotline can also be accessible at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).


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