BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County Public Health (BCPH) announced the first COVID-19 death to occur in a young adult.
Health officials said the individual was in the 18 to 24 year old range. The patient passed away while in the hospital.
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This is the youngest member of the Butte County community to succumb to their COVID-19 infection, according to BCPH.
The total number of deaths in Butte County, due to COVID-19 is 44. The total number of confirmed cases in the county is 2,774, with 2,626 recoveries.