Jul 31, 2020

July 31st Report-Mercer County has 14 new cases of COVID-19, Auglaize County has 9


Mercer County Health District COVID-19 Situation Update – July 31, 2020

 

CELINA- As of July 31, 2020, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 493 confirmed cases, 11 probable cases, 386 recovered cases, 105 pending cases, 2,132 negative cases, 1 hospitalization, 12 deaths, and 1 probable death of COVID-19. Currently, there are 94 active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County.

 

The MCHD reports the 480th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 30-40 years. The 481st confirmed case is a female in the age range of 20-30 years. The 482nd confirmed case is a female in the age range of 70-80 years. The 483rd confirmed case is a male in the age range of 10-20 years. The 484th confirmed case is female in the age range of 10-20 years. The 485th confirmed case is female in the age range of 20-30 years. The 486th confirmed case is male in the age range of 30-40 years. The 487th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 60-70 years. The 488th confirmed case is female in the age range of 20-30 years. The 489th confirmed case is female in the age range of 60-70 years. The 490th confirmed case is female in the age range of 60-70 years. The 491st confirmed case is a male in the age range of 70-80 years. The 492nd confirmed case is female in the age range of 60-70 years. The 493rd confirmed case is a female in the age range of 20-30 years. All of these individuals are self-isolating at home. 

 

The MCHD wants to remind the public about the mask mandate for all counties in Ohio. The following applies to the mandate:

  • Masks must be worn at all times when at an indoor location that is not a residence
  • Outdoors – when unable to keep 6’ social distance from those not in your household
  • When waiting for, riding, driving or operating public transportation, such as a taxi, car service, or private rideshares
  • The following groups are not required to wear a mask: individuals under the age of 10, individuals who have a medical condition or disability, officiants at religious services, individuals actively exercising or playing sports, individuals involved in public safety, and individuals actively eating or drinking.

 

The Mercer County COVID-19 dashboard can be found at:

https://merceroh.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/681d75212bc444638bb6d5b852dee462 

If you have questions about COVID-19, contact the Mercer County Health District 419-586-3251. 

Auglaize County Health Department COVID-19 Situation Report


As of July 31, 2020, the Auglaize County Health Department (ACHD), reports 228 total cases (205 confirmed and 23 probable), 21 hospitalizations, 114 recovered cases, and 5 deaths of COVID-19. Of the 228 cases, 143 cases are female (63%) and 85 cases are male (37%) with an average age of 47. Data reported is cumulative over the course of this outbreak.

The 220th case is a 53 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 221st case is a 35 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 222nd case is a 45 year old male that is self-isolating at home. The 223rd case is an 18 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 224th case is a 79 year old male that is self-isolating at home. The 225th case is a 29 year old male that is self-isolating at home. The 226th case is a 25 year old female that is self-isolating at home. The 227th case is a 59 year old male that is self-isolating at home. The 228th case is a 23 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 105 new cases from Friday, July 17th, to Friday, July 31st. 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 3 St. Marys 54
10-20 9 Wapakoneta 30
20-30 22 Minster 6
30-40 16 New Bremen 4
40-50 15 Cridersville 4
50-60 23 Botkins 3
60-70 8 New Knoxville 3
70-80 4 Waynesfield 1
80-90 5

 

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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