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Report: 2nd coronavirus death in Ohio was 85-year-old Erie County man

The Sandusky Register says the 85-year-old man was an Erie County resident.
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ERIE COUNTY, OHIO, Ohio — A second person has died from the coronavirus in Ohio according to the Sandusky Register. 

"He was very sick and on a ventilator," Erie County Health Commissioner Pete Schade told the Register. 

The Register reports that the 85-year-old man was being treated in an ICU unit in an area hospital and died around 4 p.m. Friday.

The Erie County Health Department said he was the county's first positive case of COVID-19 so far.

It has yet to be determined how the man contracted to the disease.