Newton County reports 13th COVID-19 death
The Newton County Health Department is saddened to report a death in the county related to
COVID-19 today. This brings the total to 13. This individual was a male in his 80’s. He had been
battling COVID-19 related symptoms while being hospitalized.
Out of respect to the individuals’ families, no identifying details will be released. We are very
saddened by this news and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of this
Please remember to take precautions to protect yourself and others. Remember that even if
you have mild symptoms, you can pass it on to someone who is at risk for more severe illness.
Please continue to practice social distancing and use face coverings when in public. Please stay
home if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness.