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First coronavirus-related death in Collin County

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Posted at 1:39 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 14:39:24-04

PLANO, TX — Collin County has reported it's first death of COVID-19.

According to the Collin County website, the patient was a 64-year-old man from Plano.

Officials say he died at a local hospital Tuesday from an underlying medical condition and was also infected with the novel coronavirus.

Collin County officials say the positive case was confirmed posthumously, meaning the man was not included in the previous nine cases reported in the county.