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Milford reports first fatality due to COVID-19

The patient was a female in her late 70s.
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The Milford Health Department said a woman in her 70s was the first fatality of the COVID-19. The individual was a female in her late 70s.

“On behalf of the City of Milford, I extend our deepest condolences to family and friends who are mourning this loss,” said Milford’s Mayor Ben Blake. “As COVID-19 continues to spread in our community, we must continue to come together and do our part as individuals and as a community to prevent the spread of this virus.”

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family of the individual who passed from complications of COVID-19” said City of Milford Health Director Deepa Joseph. “As we continue to receive reports on a daily basis of positive cases within our community, I encourage each of you to truly practice social distancing as it is the best tool we have in the fight against COVID-19.” Director Joseph added. 

Currently, there are 17 positive COVID-19 cases in Milford.