District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) received notification that a Mason County resident, a male in his 60s who tested positive for COVID-19, died Oct. 9.

“We are saddened to learn of this death and wish to convey our deepest sympathies to the family who lost their loved one,” said Kevin Hughes, DHD#10 Health Officer. “We continue to urge the public to be vigilant in preventing the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a proper face covering, social distancing, avoiding touching your face and washing your hands often.”

The health department asks people to rely on official sources for information. DHD#10 continues to provide the latest information http://www.dhd10.org/coronavirus. Michigan updates are available at www.michigan.gov/coronavirus, and national updates are at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.