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KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) - A third death has been reported in Wyandotte County from the coronavirus Friday morning.

Health officials in Wyandotte County have not released the age, gender or how the victim contracted it.

On Tuesday, KCTV5 News told you the second death in the county was a man in his 70s. The man passed away on March 23 after having been admitted to a hospital. 

“We offer our prayers and thoughts to the family and friends of the deceased.  Their sadness is our sadness. Our own family and friends are precious to us, and so I call on each one of us to protect one another and stop the spread of COVID-19," Unified Government Mayor/CEO David Alvey said. 

The man was admitted to a hospital on March 16 and tested positive for COVID-19 on March 18. He was discharged from the hospital on March 20 and later admitted to the second hospital on March 22. 

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