EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- Colorado's first death due to coronavirus has been reported as of Friday, and the Department of Public Health and Environment says the victim is a woman from El Paso County.
Gov. Jared Polis says the victim was a woman in her 80s with underlying health issues.
A news conference was scheduled for 5 p.m. Watch below:
“While we were expecting this day, it doesn't make it any less difficult to hear and share this news. As a state we are in mourning and our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of the Coloradan we lost,” said Governor Jared Polis in a statement Friday.
We're working on getting more information on the death. Check back for updates.