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75 Year old Jefferson County man dies after being diagnosed with COVID-19

Posted: 4:40 PM, Mar 25, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-25 16:40:56-04
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) — Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced in a news conference Wednesday that a Jefferson County man has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Fischer said the man was 75 years old and had underlying health conditions. This is the Louisville Metro area's second coronavirus related death.

According to WAVE 3 News, during Mayor Fischer's daily briefing, he said that Jefferson County is now up to 35 COVID-19 cases.

He added that three patients who previously tested positive have now recovered and no longer showing symptoms.