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69-year-old Milwaukee County man dies from coronavirus complications, Medical Examiner's Office says

Posted: 8:45 AM, Mar 21, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-22 09:56:13-04
69-year-old Milwaukee man dies from coronavirus complications, Medical Examiner's Office says

MILWAUKEE -- Another Milwaukee County man has died from complications of COVID-19, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office said Saturday morning.

The 69-year-old man had been hospitalized for several days, the office said in a tweet.

The man is the fourth person in Wisconsin to die from the coronavirus.

Friday morning, the Medical Examiner's Office said a 66-year-old Milwaukee County man had also passed away.

Thursday evening, Gov. Tony Evers announced the state's first two deaths from the disease - a man in his 50s from Fond du Lac County and a man in his 90s from Ozaukee County.

"Our hearts go out to all the loved ones affected by these deaths, and to all those suffering from this virus," said Gov. Evers. "We are committed to fighting the spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, and I want to recognize the hard work and bravery of our nurses, doctors, state health officials, and all those on the front lines in the effort to save lives. Together we will get through this historic health challenge."

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