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%