Bayfield County reports first coronavirus death
April 21, 2020
By RICHARD JENKINS
BAYFIELD, Wis. — Bayfield County had its first death related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic last week.
The Bayfield County Health Department announced Friday it confirmed the death of a county resident due to COVID-19 Friday.
The person was a 78-year-old who had been hospitalized for over three weeks and had not recently traveled in the community, according to the department.
It said the person had no known contact with a known positive COVID-19 case or traveled out of the area recently.
The department declined to disclose any additional...