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Transylvania Has Its First COVID-19 Death-Brevard NC


Last updated 6/1/2020 at 4:25pm

Transylvania Public Health has been notified of the first death of a Transylvania County resident due to COVID-19.

This person tested positive for COVID-19 and was hospitalized in Buncombe County last week.

"Public health extends our deepest condolences to the patient's loved ones in the wake of this tragedy," said Transylvania County Health Director Elaine Russell. "Public health will continue working with local, state, federal, and community partners to prevent future cases and slow the spread of this disease. We strongly recommend that everyone take the necessary precautions to protec...

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