FOUR DEATHS REPORTED IN REGION
Four new deaths attributed to COVID-19 were reported for the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. Thursday, according to statistics from the Ohio Department of Health.
All four deaths were in Allen County.
A 78-year-old man died, according to Allen County Public Health. A man in his 70s died Wednesday, with an onset date of Dec. 24 and hospital admission date of Dec. 27, according to ODH data.
Allen County Public Health acknowledged an 80-year-old man died. A man in his 80s died Monday after an onset and hospital admission date of Jan. 5, according to ODH data.
Allen County Public Health also said an 86-year-old female and an 89-year-old female died. ODH data showed a woman older than 80 dying Wednesday after an onset of Jan. 5 and hospitalization on Jan. 6, and another woman older than 80 died Sunday after an onset date of Dec. 27 and an admission date of Jan. 8.
• The new Ohio Publiuc Health Advisory System map shows all area counties remaining in red (level 3), with a high incidence rate, signifying a public emergency with a very high exposure and spread of COVID-19.
• The ODH updated its weekly school information Thursday. In Allen County, Apollo Career Center had three new student cases, followed by Lima (2) and Shawnee (1) schools. In terms of new staff cases, Lima and Spencerville schools had two each, and Apollo had one.
In Auglaize County, no schools reported any new student or staff cases.
In Putnam County, Columbus Grove and Ottawa-Glandorf schools each had three new student cases, followed by Jennings and Ottoville schools and SS. Peter and Paul School (1 each). SPPS reported one new staff case.
• The ODH also updated its statistics for long-term care facilities. Facilities in Allen County with new resident cases in the past week included Lima Manor (3), Springview Manor (3), CareCore (2), CSRI-Pine Home (2) and The Springs of Lima (1). New staff cases were reported at Lima Manor (7), Springview Manor (2), CareCore (1), Lima Convalescent Home (1), Elmcroft of Lima (1), The Meadows of Delphos (1), Sarah Jane Living Center (1), Wyngate Senior Community (1).
New resident cases in Auglaize County included Elmwood Assisted Living (7), Cridersville Healthcare Center (3), Otterbein Cridersville nursing home (1), Otterbein St. Mary’s assisted living (1), Vancrest nursing home (1) and Wapakoneta Manor (1). New staff cases were reported at Elmwood Assisted Living (5), Cridersville Healthcare Center (2), Auglaize Acres Nursing Home (1), Otterbein St. Marys Nursing Home (1), Vancrest nursing home (1) and Wapakoneta Manor (1).
Meadows of Kalida nursing home had five new resident cases in Putnam County and one new staff case there. No other Putnam County facilities reported new numbers.
Cases ` 9,355 ` +95
Deaths ` 126 ` +4
Recovered ` 7,946 ` +74
Cases ` 4,070 ` +28
Deaths ` 59 ` 0
Recovered ` 3,462 ` +43
Cases ` 2,009 ` +21
Deaths ` 32 ` 0
Recovered ` 1,646 ` +25
Cases ` 3,593 ` +28
Deaths ` 70 ` 0
Recovered ` 3,110 ` +22
Van Wert County
Cases ` 1,937 ` +15
Deaths ` 44 ` 0
Recovered ` 1,616 ` +19
Cases ` 807,293 ` +7,654
Deaths ` 42,491 ` +32,610
Recovered ` 663,856 ` +7,423
Recovered defined as symptom onset more than 21 days prior, not deceased.
Updated 2 p.m. 1/14/21
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