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Waushara Co. reports first COVID-19 related death

Waushara Co. (WAOW) -- Waushara Co. is reporting the first COVID-19 related death in the county.

Officials say a man in his 70's with underlying medical conditions died from COVID-19.

“Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the individual who has passed. We are saddened to report the county’s first COVID-19 related death.” said Patti Wohlfeil, Director/Health Officer for the Waushara County Health Department. “This tragic loss is a reminder of how important COVID-19 prevention efforts are in the protection of all of our community members. When we act for the safety and well-being of our neighbors, it
benefits our entire community.”

As of Wednesday, the county has reported 112 cases since the pandemic began.

Courtney Terlecki

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