• COVID-19 cases, deaths
Allen County: Cases: 139. Deaths: 28. Updated 2 p.m. 5/6/20
Auglaize County: Cases: 36. Deaths: 3. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/6/20
Hardin County: Cases: 26. Deaths: 0. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/6/20
Putnam County: Cases: 71. Deaths: 12. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/6/20
Van Wert County: Cases: 3. Deaths: 0. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/6/20
Ohio: Cases: 21,576. Deaths: 1,225. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/6/20
SIX DEATHS REPORTED FROM VIRUS
The region encountered six new deaths from COVID-19 in the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Allen County reported four new deaths. Those included a 75-year-old female and three females in their 90s.
Putnam County had two new deaths reported in Wednesday’s report.
One of the deaths attributed to Allen County in Tuesday’s numbers was removed, as it was a case from another county, according to Allen County Public Health.
Hardin County and Van Wert had no new cases.
Overall, Ohio had 90 new deaths and 607 more cases over the 24-hour period.
• Used car dealership Byrider is offering $500 to $750 off vehicle purchases for first responders through May 31. Eligible first responders must show proof of employment to qualify.
The car dealership has upgraded its sanitation standards. Vehicles are sanitized prior to going on the lot and again post test-drive and before delivery of the sale. Customers are also able to shop inventory online and pay via mobile device to limit interaction in the store.
• Wilson Health and CompuNet Clinical Laboratories will begin offering SARS Cov2 IgG antibody tests without a doctor’s order in Sidney on May 7. The test was first made available to healthcare providers in the region on April 27. To schedule an appointment, call 937-498-5334. Individuals must be 18 years or older. Tests are $65.
• The Marsh Foundation, a not-for-profit children’s agency in Van Wert, received a donation of 100 handmade masks from Deb Bergdorf, Becca Suever and Bryar Suever, along with other community members. The masks will be used by both youth and staff.
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