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Rock County reports first death connected to COVID-19

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COVID-19 coronavirus deaths

ROCK COUNTY (WKOW) -- The Rock County Public Health Department today confirmed the first death of a Rock County resident due to COVID-19.

The patient was 53 years old, had no known contact with a confirmed positive COVID-19 case, had no known international travel, but had traveled to Milwaukee in the 10 days prior to having symptoms of COVID-19.

"It is with profound sadness that we announce that one of Rock County’s citizens has passed away from COVID-19," said Health Officer Marie-Noel Sandoval. "We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones."

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