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Othello assisted living resident passes away

Health Department calls it first COVID-19 associated death in county

RICHLAND — Adams County Health Department announced an Adams County resident in his late 70s passed away at Kadlec Medical Center July 23. The name of the individual was not released.

The health department did not specify the cause of death of the male, who was a resident of Coventry House Assisted Living in Othello. The health department called it the first Adams County "COVID-19 associated death," and said a diagnosis of COVID-19 was laboratory confirmed.

A death investigation at Coventry is underway.

Coventry House Assisted Living staff stated "efforts made by everyone to keep all of the Co...


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