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Ogle County reports first COVID-19 related death, total cases up to 15

OGLE COUNTY (WREX) — The Ogle County Health Department has reported its first coronavirus related death in the county.

The health department said the resident was a patient in their 80s. The health department offered its condolences to the patient's family, but did not provide any additional information.

Health officials also confirmed two new cases, both patients being in their 40s. The two new cases brings the total number of cases in Ogle County up to 15.

Ogle County is now the 6th county in the region to report a death related to COVID-19; including Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, Carroll and Whiteside counties.

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