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Still 3 deaths from COVID-19 in El Paso County reported


EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- El Paso County Public Health said Monday that a fourth individual has died from the novel coronavirus. It was later determined that this patient was actually from Teller County. There are a total of three deaths from COVID-19 in El Paso County, not four, as of Tuesday, March 24.

This patient was a man in his 80s.

"We are saddened to report our fourth COVID-19 related death in El Paso County," said health officials in a statement Monday. EPCPH says it's still investigating how this individual contracted the virus and who he might have later come into contact with.

The El Paso County Deaths were a woman in her 80s, a man in his 60s and a man in his 70s.

For more information from El Paso County Public Health about the spread of COVID-19 in El Paso County, see here.

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