• A 53-year-old man; and
• A 60-year-old woman.
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The latest group of patients gives weight to the cautions state, local and federal health officials have been issuing: It’s not only the elderly who have been contracting serious cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, which have been fatal in some cases.
The virus has been lethal for people in their 20s and younger in some parts of the country, even when those people did not have underlying health conditions, such as diabetes, heart issues and lung problems.