Nash County Health Department confirms its 13th COVID-19 related death

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NASH COUNTY, N.C, (WNCT) The Nash County Health Department is reporting the 13th COVID-19 associated death in Nash County.

The female patient was in her late 60’s, with underlying health conditions and she died on August 2, from complications associated with the virus, and to protect the family’s privacy, no further information will be released.

“Our condolences and prayers are with the family and friends of this patient,” said William Hill Jr., Nash County Health Director. It is imperative that we continue to put our best efforts forth to slow the spread of COVID-19” added Hill.

For more information about testing services, you can call the Nash County Health Department COVID-19 Hotline: 252-462-2079.

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