City Of Shelby Reports 1st COVID-19 Death

Shelby mayor Steve Schag says that the city is reporting it's first death from the Coronavirus.

Press Release Sent by the Mayor:

It is with sadness that the Shelby City Health Department is reporting its first Covid-19 death within its jurisdiction.

A 74 year old man died yesterday. He was not a resident of a congregate facility.

The Department has documented a total of 62 individuals who have tested positive for Covid-19 since the outbreak began in March. Of that cumulative number, 58 have attained recovered/ resolved status. The Department is currently monitoring 3 active cases – 2 of which are home quarantined and one is hospitalized. This is the first Covid-19 death to be documented within the City of Shelby.

Citizens are urged to observe all Covid-19 protocols and Health Department guidelines including: sanitization social distancing and face coverings.

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