The Athens City-County Health Department reported a new COVID-19 death Friday, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to 60.
The deceased individual was in the 70–79 age range. The last reported COVID-19 death was of an individual in the 80+ range May 18.
The health department also reported two new COVID-19 cases in the county, and the current number of active cases now stands at 26. Athens remains at the level one, or “yellow” alert level, for coronavirus exposure and spread.