Another person sickened in the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Reynoldsburg has died, according to Franklin County Public Health.
That brings the total number of deaths linked to the bacterial illness to six. There have been 39 confirmed cases linked to Wesley Ridge Retirement Community in the past month.
The ill have ranged in age from 63 to 99 and include residents, visitors and one employee.
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