Butte County Public Health announces third coronavirus death

Butte County Public Health announced Thursday the third death from coronavirus in the county.

Posted: Jul 2, 2020 2:45 PM
Updated: Jul 6, 2020 8:44 AM

KHSL - Butte County Public Health announced Thursday the third death from coronavirus in the county.

The person who passed away while hospitalized, was over 80 years of age and experienced underlying health conditions, BCPH said in a news release. They added that no specific place or event was has been identified as the source of their infection.

Health officials said they express their sincere condolences to the person’s family and friends.

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With the recent increase in coronavirus cases, Butte County residents are urged not to gather with family and friends this Fourth of July weekend to help slow the spread of COVID-19, health officials said.

"Any time two households mix together, we risk getting each other sick," BCPH said in a news release. "For some people, especially adults who are older and people with health issues, COVID-19 can have serious and even deadly consequences."

Butte County Health officials also announced an increase of 17 new coronavirus cases Thursday, bringing its total to 206. A total of 132 people in the county have recovered from the virus.

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