Marion County reports first COVID-19 related death

MARION COUNTY — The Marion County Health Department has confirmed Marion County’s first death related to COVID-19.

A male in his eighties who tested positive for COVID – 19 on September 7, passed away at a local hospital on Friday, September 11, 2020.

Also on Friday, Marion County health officials reported 23 residents who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease, including a boy under 10 years, a boy under 13 years, two men in their 20s, one man in his 30s, two men in their 50s, a girl under 10 years, a girl in her teens, six women in their 20s, a woman in her 30s, a woman in her 40s, three women in their 50s, two women in their 60s and one woman in her 80s.  All are reportedly doing well and are in isolation.