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Health department reports first virus death here

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HUDSON–The Columbia County Department of Health reports that an elderly individual, who was infected with COVID-19 along with multiple other co-morbidities, has passed away.

The announcement came in a press release issued at 2 p.m., March 28.

Comorbidity means more than one disease or condition is present in the same person at the same time. Conditions described as comorbidities are often chronic or long-term conditions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Further, the health department reported that Columbia County has 30 positive cases of COVID-19; four of the positive cases remain hospitalized; 309 test results have been completed for Columbia County residents.

There are 79 individuals under mandatory quarantine and 42 under precautionary quarantine. There are 10 residents with suspected, not tested cases.

The Columbia County Health Department is at 325 Columbia Street, Suite 100, Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-3358; fax (518) 828-1200; www.columbiacountyny.com.

 

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