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Seneca County General Health District reports 41 total cases of COVID-19

TiffinOhio.net Staff

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Seneca County Health Commissioner Beth Schweitzer, MPH

TIFFIN — The Seneca County General Health District on Friday reported a total of 41 cases of COVID-19 throughout the county.

Of those 41 positive cases, 33 have recovered and one is currently hospitalized, according to health officials.

Seneca County’s coronavirus-related death count remains at 2, unchanged from yesterday’s data.

There are 22 females who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the county, and 19 males.

The age range of those positive cases is from 2-years-old to 95-years-old, with an average age of 47-years-old.

Statewide, the Ohio Department of Health reported 1,525 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, making for a total of 62,856 cases.

There have been 8,701 hospitalizations statewide, with 131 new hospitalizations reported Friday. 26 new coronavirus-related deaths were reported Friday, with a total of 3,032 throughout Ohio.

Gov. Mike DeWine says increased testing is not the sole explanation for higher numbers of new cases.

Test positivity rate in the state of Ohio is inching toward 7%, according to Ohio Department of Health data.

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