A third person has sadly passed away in Colorado due to coronavirus. This is the second person in El Paso County to pass away due to COVID-19 and the third person in Colorado.

A man is his 60s has unfortunately passed away due to COVID-19. The man, who's identity has not been released, died in a hospital in El Paso County. The name of the hospital also has not been released.

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The man had contact with a woman in her 80s who unfortunately also passed away from coronavirus in El Paso County. There have been 2 deaths due to coronavirus in El Paso County, which makes the total COVID-19 deaths in Colorado 3.

The first death was a woman in her 80s in El Paso County on March 13, the second death due to coronavirus was a man in his 70s in Weld County on March 17. Now the third death due to the virus comes just two days later in El Paso County.

In just 24 hours, the number of cases grew from over 7,000 to over 10,000 in the United States. See the current number of coronavirus cases in Colorado and in the United States here.