First COVID-19 death confirmed in Rock County
JANESVILLE, Wis. — Health officials have confirmed the first COVID-19 death in Rock County on Tuesday.
According to a news release from the Rock County Public Health Department, the person was a 53-year-old who had no known contact with a positive case or history of international travel.
However, the release said the person went to Milwaukee in the 10 days prior to having symptoms of COVID-19.
BREAKING- Rock County with first COVID-19 related death, per County health officials.
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The total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has reached 1,402. As of Tuesday afternoon, a total of 26 deaths have been confirmed in the state.
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