Rapid test

Grant County Health Department staff member reviews a COVID-19 rapid test in November.

The seventh Grant County resident has died after contracting the coronavirus.

A 68-year-old man with no known underlying medical conditions who resided in Grant County tested positive for COVID-19 May 9 and died May 27 in an out-of-state hospital, according to a June 9 press release from the Grant County Health Department and information from the Oregon Health Authority.

The health department received the report June 8.

The sixth death was an 89-year-old man who died May 13 at his residence.

The fifth death was an 89-year-old man who tested positive April 12 and died May 5 at his residence.

The fourth death was an 87-year-old woman who died at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend March 23.

The third death was a 63-year-old woman who died at St. Charles Medical Center March 23.

The second death was an 81-year-old woman who died at St. Charles Medical Center March 19.

The first death was an 87-year-old woman who died at home Nov. 15.

The health department also reported five new COVID-19 cases within the John Day ZIP code Wednesday.

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