Coronavirus: Greene County reports 1st death

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An 87-year-old Cedarville woman is the first death in Greene County related to the coronavirus.

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The woman, whose name was not released, became ill around March 21 and was hospitalized March 24 before her death on March 26. She was tested for COVID-19, but the positive results were not reported until Monday to Greene County Public Health, according to a news release.

The Ohio Department of Health reported 39 deaths statewide, but that figure does include the Cedarville woman, the release stated.

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There are three other positive COVID-19 cases in the county, all involving Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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