SALT LAKE CITY — The first Utahn to die from COVID-19 attended the Bountiful Utah Temple last week before he died on Sunday, according to a spokeswoman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

“I can confirm the (individual) was a member of the church who attended the temple on a day in the week prior to his diagnosis,” Irene Caso said.

Local health officials said the temple attendance should not cause alarm.

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