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Third Monterey County resident dies from COVID-19

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SALINAS, Calif. (KION) A third Monterey County resident has died from COVID-19, according to Karina Rusk with the Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System.

The patient, who was over the age of 65, died Tuesday.

The person was in a special unit at SVMHS for COVID-19 patients.

As of April 6, the last report from the Monterey County Health Department, there were 64 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county.

This is a breaking story. Keep checking back for updates.

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Avery Johnson

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