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Grand Coulee man dies of COVID-19

A man from Grand Coulee has died of complications from COVID-19, Grant County Health District said Monday night.

The district was notified Monday that the man in his 50s, who was hospitalized, had died.

“Our hearts are with his family and friends. On behalf of Unified Command, our staff, Health Officer, and Board of Health, we are so sorry for your loss,” a statement on the district’s website said.

The death brings Grant County’s total to four, with 192 confirmed cases and another 35 “probable,” the district’s demographics on the disease say. Two more are currently in hospital.

About 91 tests were still pending Monday night. More than 2,300 people have tested negative for the illness caused by the SARS-COV-2 virus in Grant County. The district lists 92 as recovered.


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