Garfield County Public Health: Fifth Garfield County resident passes away from complications due to COVID-19

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – A fifth person from Garfield County has died from complications due to COVID-19. The a 57-year-old male was being hospitalized in Denver.

“We regret that another Garfield County resident has lost his life to this illness. We offer our sincere condolences to the family,” said Yvonne Long, Garfield County Public Health Director.  “For many people, COVID-19 symptoms are mild to moderate. However, we need to continue to take preventive action to protect those that may have much more serious complications.”

While the amount of cases in the county has slowly dropped in past weeks, Garfield County Public Health urges the public to continue taking preventative action against this virus.

Garfield County Public Health: Fifth Garfield County resident passes away from complications due to COVID-19