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County health department reports three more local Covid deaths

A Moderna Covid vaccine vial with a soon to be filled vaccine passport card at Malheur Drug. The Malheur County Health Department reported Tuesday that two more local residents died from Covid. (The Enterprise/AUSTIN JOHNSON)

Thursday UPDATE: State officials and the Malheur County Health Department reported another local Covid death, a 75-year-old man who tested positive on Sept. 19 and died on Sept. 24 at St Luke’s Boise Medical Center. The death of the man pushes the total number deaths from Covid in Malheur County to 70.

The other two deaths - a man and woman in their 70s - were reported Tuesday.

The last death in Malheur County from Covid was reported Sept. 3.

“It is very sad and we feel very bad for . . .