Third coronavirus related death in El Paso County

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) Saturday health officials in El Paso County announced a third person has died from COVID-19.

We're told the individual who died was a man in his 70s. No additional information is available at this time.

That brings the total number of deaths in El Paso County to three, and the total number of deaths in the state to five.

This article will be update as we get more information.