3rd person dies from coronavirus in Milwaukee

Posted at 10:27 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 12:57:50-04

MILWAUKEE — A third person has died from the coronavirus in Milwaukee, according to health officials.

Milwaukee County Health Commissioner Jeanette Kowalik confirmed the death of a man in his 50s from the Milwaukee area.

In Milwaukee County, there are 202 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

A majority of the cases in Milwaukee are on the city's north side, according to Kowalik.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner said the man had "extensive medical history" and had been hospitalized for a short time before his death.

This is the fifth death statewide from COVID-19 so far.

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