Moore County reports second COVID-19 death

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CARTHAGE, N.C. (WNCN) — Moore County officials announced Monday that a second person has died from COVID-19.

Over the weekend, county officials announced the first death and reported that one of four new cases was linked to a long-term assisted living facility.

The most-recently announced death actually happened on April 1, but it was not linked to COVID-19 until Monday.

Also Monday, Moore County reported two new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 20 in the county.

Moore County officials have no released any more information about the COVID-19 case that is linked to the assisted living facility.

Officials on Sunday reported the county’s first death associated with COVID-19.

“The case was linked to another confirmed positive of which out-of-state travel was found to be the source of infection,” Matt Garner, spokesman for the Moore County Health Department, said in a news release.

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