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.