Perry County reports another death due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Local News

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio–The Perry County Health Department reported Tuesday the death of a patient who tested positive for COVID-19.

The patient was an 81-year-old female who had been hospitalized with COVID-19.

This case is not linked to the current outbreak at the congregate care setting, SKLD, where officials announced Friday a 75-year-old male who had been hospitalized died due to COVID-19.

The Perry County Health Department continues to monitor all known contacts of COVID-19 cases to help prevent the spread of the disease and they continue their planning and response efforts with partners throughout the county to meet the needs of Perry County residents.

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