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Monroe County Department of Public Health

Two people who were diagnosed with COVID-19 and isolated to prevent the spread of the disease have gotten better and been released from isolation, the Monroe County Health Department said Wednesday morning.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A third person has died of COVID-19 in Monroe County, the county health department said Tuesday morning.

The patient was being treated at Strong Memorial Hospital.

"Please keep the individual’s loved ones in your thoughts and prayers today, as well as the healthcare professionals who are on the frontlines," county health commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza said in a statement.

This was the second day in a row that the county reported a death from COVID-19.

The county also confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the local total to 95 known cases.