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Region reporting second death related to COVID-19

The man had a pre-existing medical condition
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There's now a second death related to COVID-19 in Waterloo Region.

That confirmation coming from the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, at a news conference on Wednesday morning.

A man, in his 50s, had a pre-existing medical condition.

He was being treated at St. Mary's General Hospital in Kitchener.

The region's first death related to the virus was confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.

A man, who a friend and colleague identified to 570 NEWS as 41-year-old John Tsai, had pre-existing medical conditions.

There are now 117 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region.

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