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A 70-year-old military veteran died Saturday from the coronavirus, the first publicly known death of a member of the military community in the outbreak.
“Although we knew this day would come, it does not make it any easier to learn of the first Oregonian to pass away from COVID-19,” Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said in a statement.
At least five veterans were confirmed to have contracted coronavirus as of Monday.
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A 70-year-old military veteran died Saturday from the coronavirus, marking the first publicly known death with ties to virus and military, according to multiple news reports.

The veteran from Oregon died with complications from the disease at the Veteran Affairs Portland Healthcare System, ConnectingVets.com and Military.com reported.

“Although we knew this day would come, it does not make it any easier to learn of the first Oregonian to pass away from COVID-19,” Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said in a statement. “He was an honored veteran who served his country to protect the freedoms we all hold dear. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.”

At least five veterans were confirmed to have contracted coronavirus as of Monday. One veteran from Denver was under quarantine at home, …read more


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