Pamlico County confirms first death related to COVID-19

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This 2020 electron microscope made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention image shows the spherical coronavirus particles from the first U.S. case of COVID-19. Two new studies published online Monday, June 29 in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggest more than 250 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus and while most recovered after intensive-care treatment, the potential for long-term or permanent damage is unknown. (C.S. Goldsmith, A. Tamin/CDC via AP)

BAYBORO, N.C. (WNCT) The Pamlico County Health Department is reporting its first COVID-19 associated death.

The individual died on Monday.

The patient was elderly and had significant underlying medical conditions for which they had been hospitalized.

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