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Seneca County reports second coronavirus death, number of confirmed cases at 16 Staff




The Seneca County General Health District on Tuesday reported the second death related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county.

According to Seneca County Health Commissioner Beth Schweitzer, the second death was a man who died Thursday after testing positive for COVID-19 weeks ago.

Health officials in Seneca County received confirmation Tuesday that the man’s death was ruled by the state of Ohio as being a result of COVID-19 complications, Schweitzer said.

The first death in Seneca County was an 85-year-old woman who died in March.

The latest person in Seneca County to test positive for COVID-19 is a 21-year-old, according to the Seneca County General Health District.

There have been 8 females and 8 males to test positive for COVID-19 in Seneca County, with the average age of those individuals being 45.

9 of the 16 confirmed cases in Seneca County have recovered, according to health officials.

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