Posted on: June 30, 2020
Contact: Kim Gonzales, Public Health Director
Huerfano County Has First COVID-19 Death
HUERFANO COUNTY – The Huerfano County Coroner’s Office and Las Animas Huerfano Counties District Health Department have confirmed the first COVID-19-related death of a Huerfano County resident.
A man in his 70’s of Huerfano County died on Monday, June 29, with underlying medical conditions. The man tested positive for COVID-19 prior to his death.
"We are very saddened to confirm that we have lost a member of our community to COVID-19," Public Health Director Kim Gonzales said. "We extend our deep condolences to his loved ones. We are so sorry for their loss."
The Health Department will not release any further information about this death.
Las Animas Huerfano Counties District Health Department encourages residents and media to seek out credible, reliable sources of information on COVID-19: www.colorado.gov/la-h-health•
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