MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — A Baldwin County man is the first person in the area to die from COVID-19.
53-year-old Mark DeLong died Saturday, according to his wife Jan. She says while DeLong tested positive for COVID-19 and it may have been a contributing factor, he had been dealing with heart problems for many years. Doctors believe the heart trouble was the main cause of his death.
DeLong was an employee at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville.
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