A man in his 80s has died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, Broomfield announced Wednesday.

The man is the second Broomfield resident whose death was linked to the virus. The city on Monday announced the first local death, a woman in her 70s who had “extensive” underlying health conditions.

“We send our sincerest sympathies to the families who have lost loved ones during this crisis, as well as our sincerest thanks to all of those who are stepping up to help our community through this time,” Broomfield Public Health Director Jason Vahling said.

As of Thursday evening, Broomfield health officials were investigating 34 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

Broomfield’s rate of 28.80 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people is lower than the state rate of 52.09 per 100,000, according to city officials. The rate  of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 across the state ranges from 477.5 in Gunnison County to 9.1 in Mesa County.

Colorado had 3,728 cases of COVID-19 as of Friday morning, with 710 hospitalized and 97 deaths, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Colorado as of Friday morning had tested 20,411 people, according to the department.

Broomfield public health officials are conducting in-depth interviews and risk assessments relating to all confirmed local cases, according to the city.

Residents are asked to assume the coronavirus is widespread in the Denver-metro area and stay diligent about Gov. Jared Polis’ stay-at-home order and practice social distancing requirements, which includes staying at least 6 feet away from others outside the home.

Health officials ask that people self-isolate if they have COVID-19-like symptoms, which include a fever, cough and shortness of breath. Residents should go to the hospital only if need emergency care, such as sever respiratory issues or difficulty breathing, they said.