First COVID-19 death in Columbia County

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HUDSON – A resident of Columbia County has died from COVID-19, the first victim in that county, the County Health Department reported.

An elderly individual, who was infected with the virus along with multiple other co-morbities, passed away.

There are 30 residents testing positive. Four remain hospitalized.

The health department said they have received 309 test results completed for Columbia County residents.

There are 79 individuals under mandatory quarantine and 42 under precautionary quarantine.

There are 10 residents with suspected, not tested cases.

Orange County now has 12 deaths and Ulster County has one. To the south in Westchester County, there have been 19 COVID-19 related deaths.