Governor Andrew Cuomo is announcing the first death from vaping in New York state.

Cuomo says a 17-year-old male from the Bronx passed away at Montefiore Hospital.

Cuomo says the victim was previously hospitalized in early September with a vaping-associated respiratory illness. He was re-admitted in late September and died on October 4th.

The governor reiterated how dangerous vaping is.

The State Health Department is investigating the vaping death.