Fairfax County resident dies from coronavirus

Fairfax County resident dies from coronavirus
The man acquired coronavirus through contact with a previously reported case, the Fairfax County Health Department said in a statement. His cause of death was respiratory failure as a result of the disease. (Source: KCBD Graphic)

FAIRFAX, Va. (WWBT) - A Fairfax County, Virginia, man in his 60s is the third person to die in the state as a result of the coronavirus, according to NBC4 Washington.

The man acquired coronavirus through contact with a previously reported case, the Fairfax County Health Department said in a statement. His cause of death was respiratory failure as a result of the disease.

“We are saddened by the first confirmed death of a Fairfax County resident due to COVID-19. Our hearts go out to his loved ones,” Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu, Director of Health at Fairfax County Health Department said in a statement.

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