Massachusetts reports first coronavirus-related death
Massachusetts has reported the state’s first coronavirus-related death in a man in his 80s from Suffolk County.
According to the state’s department of public health, the victim had pre-existing health conditions that put him at higher risk for COVID-19, and was hospitalized at the time of his death.
“I extend my heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends who lost their loved one,” Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement. “We are living in uncertain and challenging times, and our administration is bringing every available resource to bear in the fight against this disease, and remind everyone in our Commonwealth to continue to work together, follow social distance protocols and look after each other to keep our communities safe.”
As of Friday, the state had tested 3,132 residents, which yielded 328 positive results. On Thursday, the …continued .
[Source: Fox News]