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Monday, 14 September 2020 15:44

Richmond County Health Department announces 14th COVID-19 death

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ROCKINGHAM- County health officials have reported the 14th death related to COVID-19. 

Health and Human Services Director said in a press release that the Health Department was notified of the death Monday afternoon that the patient died earlier in the day at a nearby hospital.

The deaths have ranged in age from 31-95 years old.

For the first time, Jarrell also included other statistics on the deceased, saying that there have been two African American females, three African American males, four Caucasian females and five Caucasian males.

The county’s first death attributed to COVID-19 was reported on April 10; the second was on April 17; the third on May 30;  the fourth on June 8; the fifth on June 11; the sixth on June 29; the seventh on June 30; and the eighth on July 21.

The most recent death was reported Sept. 11. The others were reported Aug. 2, 27, 28 and 31.

The Richmond Observer will have more local and state statistics later today. 

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