Updated at 11:11 p.m. ET
A New Jersey Army National Guardsman who had tested positive for the coronavirus and been hospitalized since March 21, died Saturday, according to the Department of Defense.
The service member was identified as by Gen. Joseph Lengyel, head of the National Guard Bureau, as Army Capt. Douglas Linn Hickok, a physician assistant, who served in the U.S. Army Medical Command.
The death marks the first service member to have died from the coronavirus.