First COVID-19 Death in Renfrew County

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The first death related to the novel coronavirus 2019 COVID-19 death in Renfrew County was reported today (Sunday) by the Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU).

The health unit reported a woman in her 90s passed away early on the morning of March 29 at Pembroke Regional Hospital.

“We extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the individual who died today”, Dr. Robert Cushman, Acting Medical Officer of Health, Renfrew County and District Health Unit, said.  “I am asking everyone again to make every effort possible to ensure the safety of the community by practicing physical distancing and staying home.”