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Knox Co. reports first COVID-19 related death

MGN - coronavirus Missouri - 03182020

EDINA, Mo. (WGEM) — The Knox County Health Department reported the county's first COVID-19 related death on Tuesday.

Health officials stated that an individual between 50 and 60 years old who had been battling COVID-19 since late August had died.

Officials stated the individual had been hospitalized for the last 10 days but provided no other information.

As of Thursday Knox County, health officials were reporting 45 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 7 of those being active.

Jim Roberts

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