Clark County Public Health announces third death from COVID-19

The patient – a man in his 70s – was the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Clark County

VANCOUVER — A third Clark County COVID-19 patient died late Tuesday evening.

The patient – a man in his 70s – was the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Clark County. He did not have any recent travel or known contact with a confirmed case.

He had been hospitalized at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

“It’s a tragedy that we’ve lost another member of our community to COVID-19,” said Dr. Alan Melnick, Clark County health officer and Public Health director. “We send our deepest condolences to his family.”

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.

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