The Malheur County Health Department (MCHD) is saddened to announce the third death in Malheur County associated with COVID-19. Our hearts go out to the family and friends who have lost a loved one.
The third death occurred in a male, in his 70s. The person tested positive for COVID-19 prior to passing at a Boise area hospital on July 11, 2020, where he received treatment related to COVID-19.
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.