CCHD reports 7th COVID-related death


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WILMINGTON — A Clinton County resident has died as a result of COVID-19 — a man in his 70s with no underlying conditions, the Clinton County Health District reported Tuesday afternoon. It is the first local reported coronavirus-related death with no underlying health issues.

There have been a total of 173 confirmed cases and 52 probable ones for a total of 225 so far, the CCHD reports — 134 females and 91 males ranging in age from 1 to 96. Fifty-four active cases are reported, with 14 people currently hospitalized.

Earlier in the month a seventh local death was reported, but that was changed as the state determined that victim was a permanent resident of another county.

The state reports, as of Tuesday, 110,343 confirmed cases and 6,152 probable for a total of 116,495; there have been 3,716 confirmed deaths and 280 probable ones due to COVID-19 for a total of 3,996.

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