First coronavirus-related death reported in Gadsden County

Published: May. 13, 2020 at 1:18 PM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

May 13, 2020

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) — The Florida Department of Health is reporting the first coronavirus-related death in Gadsden County.

FDOH says a 69-year-old woman who was previously diagnosed with COVID-19 and had underlying medical conditions has died. Her recent admittance to the hospital was related to COVID-19, health officials said.

"FDOH-Gadsden extends our deepest condolences to the family," the press release said.

FDOH-Gadsden recently opened a

and will continue its response efforts as the pandemic continues.

For more information on COVID-19 in Gadsden County, call its 24/7 hotline at 850-875-7200.

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