Beaumont Hospital Reports First Michigan Death Due To COVID-19

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Michigan confirms its first Coronavirus death after a man being held at a Wayne County hospital has died, health officials said.

Officials said the man was in his 50s and had other underlying medical conditions, according to health officials.

“Our medical team went to extraordinary efforts to care for this patient, and we are deeply saddened by his passing and empathize with his family,” Beaumont Health Chief Nursing Officer Susan Grant said. “Our physicians, nurses and medical staff are all working together to care for COVID-19 patients. During a time like this, we are united to battle this virus. Further, we must continue to serve and care for the non-COVID-19 needs of all patients whether they are giving birth, needing essential surgery or requiring lifesaving emergency procedures.”

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