On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Delta County sent a press release stating the Delta County Health Department is reporting that a Delta County resident in their 80’s has passed away from COVID-19. This is the third reported death for Delta County.
At the beginning of September, Delta County released information on the second death recorded in the county. As previously reported, the second death was a Delta County resident in their 80s, and the first death (a Delta County resident in their 70s, who was living at an assisted living facility outside of Delta County) happened in April.
According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) on Sept. 16, there are 176 cases in Delta County.
The press release states that the county asks that the community at large respect the privacy of the family involved.
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or believe you have been exposed, contact your primary care physician (PCP) for information on next steps. If you do not have a PCP, contact DCMH Urgent Care at 970-874-7696.
More information and updates on COVID-19 in Delta County can be found at deltacouny.com/covid-19 or by calling 970-874-2172.