A second person has died from the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mesa County.

The death was reported Friday evening by the Mesa County Public Health department. It marks the second death due to COVID-19 in the county. Details of the deceased were not immediately available.

To date the county has had 269 positive COVID-19 cases. That represents an increase of two cases from Thursday. There are presently six people hospitalized and the two-week positivity rate is 2.37%

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