First coronavirus death reported in Champaign County

The Champaign County Health District is reporting county’s first coronavirus relted death. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
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The Champaign County Health District is reporting county’s first coronavirus relted death. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

The Champaign County Health District has reported the first COVID-19 death in the county.

According to a statement from the district, the victim is a 56-year-old woman.

Ohio Department of Health reported 193 deaths statewide related to COVID-19 during Gov. Mike DeWine’s daily press conference Wednesday.

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“The Champaign Health District will not be reporting specific information about COVID-19 cases to protect the privacy of the affected individuals,” the statement said.

Champaign County has five confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of Wednesday.

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