Nash County confirms additional COVID-19 deaths

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NASHVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The Nash County Health Department has confirmed additional COVID-19 associated deaths.

The 47th case was a female patient in her early 80s with underlying health conditions.

The 48th case was a male patient in his late 70s with underlying health conditions.

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