Mingo County health officials late Thursday afternoon, Oct. 15, issued a release stating a 10th resident of Mingo County has died as the result of COVID-19.

Health officials said this latest death was that of a 58 year-old male who died while hospitalized at Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center.

The county’s last COVID-19-related death was that of a 89 year-old woman, who died on Sept. 15.

No other information is being released at this time.

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