Carteret County confirms additional COVID-19 related death

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(WNCT) The Carteret County Health Department has confirmed an additional COVID-19 related death.

The individual died on Tuesday from complications associated with the COVID-19 virus.

The resident was in their 80s and had preexisting health conditions.

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