Franklin County records its first coronavirus-related death

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man in his 70s who had been in contact with an earlier confirmed case of the coronavirus, became Franklin County’s first virus-related death, according to the health department.

A release from the Franklin County Health Department says the man died Wednesday in the hospital.  His name was not released.

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Franklin County has reported 63 coronavirus cases in the last three months, according to the state COVID Web site.