A third Clark County COVID-19 patient died late Tuesday evening.
The patient – a man in his 70's – was the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Clark County. He did not have any recent travel or known contact with a confirmed case.
He had been hospitalized at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
“It’s a tragedy that we’ve lost another member of our community to COVID-19,” said Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County health officer and Public Health director. “We send our deepest condolences to his family.”
Statewide, 55 people have died from coronavirus. 1,012 people are confirmed to have the disease.