A statement from the commissioner read that the patient died at Unity Hospital but provided no further details, citing privacy reasons.
The death comes less than a week after that of 54 year-old Alvin Simmons, who died on March 17. Simmons was an employee at Rochester General Hospital.
“I would like to express my sincerest sympathy for the individual’s family and friends,” Mendoza said in a statement.
On Sunday, the county released data showing that 1,168 people had been tested for the disease and that 68 had tested positive.
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