1st COVID-19 death reported in Livingston County was man in his 20s

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GENESEO, N.Y. (WROC) — Livingston County Department of Health officials reported the area’s first COVID-19 death Tuesday morning.

Officials say the person who died was a man in his 20s.

“We know this virus is deadly and now that reality has hit home in a terrible, tragic way. We are sending our deepest condolences to this man’s family and friends,” said Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County Public Health Director. “To our residents, stay home and stay safe. We must work together to protect the health and safety of all community members.”

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Additionally, Livingston County officials announce three new positive COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning, bringing the area’s total up to 18 confirmed cases.

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