Jul 27, 2020

Auglaize County Health Department reports 14 new cases of COVID-19


Auglaize County Health Department COVID-19 Situation Report


As of July 27, 2020, the Auglaize County Health Department (ACHD), reports 197 total cases (183 confirmed and 14 probable), 18 hospitalizations, 114 recovered cases, and 5 deaths of COVID-19. Of the 197 cases, 126 cases are female (64%) and 71 cases are male (36%) with an average age of 48. Data reported is cumulative over the course of this outbreak.

The 184th case is a 40year old male that is self-isolating at home. The 185th case is a 69 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 186th case is a 19 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 187th case is a 48 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 188th case is a 19 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 189th case is a 13 year old male that is self-isolating at home. The 190th case is a 32 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 191st case is a 18 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 192nd case is a 80 year old male that is hospitalized. The 193rd case is an 18 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 194th case is a 65 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 195th case is a 53 year old male that is self-isolating at home. The 196th case is a 54 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 197th case is a 69 year old male that is self-isolating at home. ACHD will not release any identifiable information about the confirmed cases to protect personal privacy.

Auglaize County has experienced a total of 74 new cases from Friday, July 17th, to Monday, July 27th. The numbers below represent statistics of the age demographics and areas affected during that time frame.



Age Range New Cases Area New Cases
0-10 2 St. Marys 37
10-20 5 Wapakoneta 25
20-30 17 Minster 3
30-40 13 New Bremen 3
40-50 11 Cridersville 3
50-60 14 Botkins 2
60-70 7 New Knoxville 1
70-80 1
80-90 4


An individual will be reported as recovered from COVID-19 when that individual is released from isolation by ACHD by meeting ALL of the following Ohio Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Preventions criteria: At least 10 days have passed since the onset of symptoms AND the person has been fever-free for at least 24 hours without taking fever-reducing medication AND other symptoms have improved. An individual will also be reported as recovered from COVID-19 if results are received based on antibody testing.

It is vital that we all continue social distancing in order to prevent the spread of the virus and limit all non-essential activities. When in public areas wear a cloth mask as an added layer of protection. ACHD also strongly recommends the following:
Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives. Stay home and only go out for essential travel.
Stay home when you are sick. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, dry cough and shortness of breath. Isolate yourself from other people and call your health care provider.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Cover your mouth with a tissue or sleeve when sneezing or coughing.
The Ohio Department of Health strongly recommends that Ohioans wear cloth face coverings.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
Clean high-touch areas daily using household cleaning spray or wipes according to label directions.

For up to date information visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.
Auglaize County COVID-19 data will be updated daily at approximately 2:00 pm on our website www.auglaizehealth.org and posted on our Facebook page.


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