First COVID-19 death in Ross Co.



On Wednesday, Ross County reported their first COVID-19 related death.

“We want to offer our deepest sympathy and prayers to the family of this individual,” said health commissioner Ben Avery.

Ross County has 29 confirmed cases of the virus.

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