The Malheur County Health Department (MCHD) is saddened to announce the second death in Malheur County associated with COVID-19. The death occurred in a female, in her 80s. The person had tested positive for COVID-19 eight days prior to passing at a Boise area hospital on July 9, 2020.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends who have lost a loved one.
Case investigators are diligently working on this case and the drastic surge in cases recently. MCHD urges everyone to take precautions seriously to protect the spread of COVID-19 to the most vulnerable in our community.