A third person in Colorado has died from the coronavirus.

According to The Gazettethe victim was a man in his 60s from El Paso County, who had been in direct contact with the woman in her 80s who passed away from the virus last week.

Dr. Leon Kelly, the Deputy Medical Director for El Paso County Public Health, told county commissioners that there are now 11 cases of the coronavirus in El Paso County.

The second death in the state was a man in his 70s from Weld County.

Out There Colorado reports that there are currently 216 cases of the virus in Colorado, with four of those cases in Larimer County and nine of those cases in Weld County.

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