Wyoming reports 1st coronavirus-related fatality
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Officials in Wyoming announced its first coronavirus-related fatality on Monday, meaning all 50 states and the District of Columbia have reported COVID-19 deaths.
The victim was identified as an older man from Johnson County who had “health conditions that put him at higher risk of severe illness and complications related to COVID-19,” according to the health department.
“This is a sad development we hoped we wouldn’t see in Wyoming and we want this person’s family to know they have our sympathy,” Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist, said in a statement. “The advice we’ve been offering and actions we’ve taken ultimately come down to preventing as many serious illnesses and deaths connected to this …continued .
[Source: Fox News]