Woman in her 30s is among 2 new COVID-19 deaths in Eagle County
The county has reported 5 deaths since July 31
Eagle County has added two more deaths to the community COVID-19 monitoring dashboard in recent days, bringing the total deaths of residents to 28.
Eagle County Public Health Director Heath Harmon confirmed the two new deaths: A female in her 30s died Monday, Aug. 23 and a male in his 70s died Saturday, Aug. 21.
Monday’s death marks the first recorded casualty of a community member in their 30s in the county, Harmon confirmed.
Five deaths have been reported in Eagle County since July 31. The five deaths comprise five different age categories. A female in her 60s died July 31, a male in his 40s died Aug. 6 and a male in his 50s died Aug. 9.
Confidentiality requirements prevent public health officials from sharing the medical information of the deceased, including vaccination information.
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Eagle County has reported 6,871 confirmed cases and 156 hospitalizations since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.