Health department officials in two area counties reported coronavirus related deaths Tuesday.

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The Ralls County Health Department reported its first death due to COVID-19 complications.

The Brown County Health Department also reported the COVID related death of a Brown County resident, a male in his 80s. This is the second COVID death in Brown County since Saturday.

Officials in Brown County also reported 44 new cases since last Wednesday, bringing their case total to 188, with 65 active and 123 recoveries.