Man dies in Cherokee County, tested positive for COVID-19

Officials say the man had underlying medical conditions
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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. – The Cherokee County Health Department confirms today, July 7, 2020, the death of a Cherokee County man.

The man, in his 70’s, has had underlying medical conditions and was recently tested for Covid-19. The results came back Tuesday morning, showing he had tested positive for Covid-19, before passing away at his home.

“Helping to ensure the health of our community is the daily mission of the Cherokee County Health Department and our entire team extends our deepest sympathy to the family during this time of loss,” stated Cherokee County Health Department Administrator Betha Elliott.