FOUR DEATHS REPORTED IN REGION
There were four new deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. Thursday, according to statistics from the Ohio Department of Health.
Three of the deaths were in Auglaize County. The newest was Jan. 13 involving a woman older than 80, whose onset date was Jan. 4. The next-oldest was a man older than 80 who died Jan. 8 after a Jan. 4 onset date. A woman older than 80s also died Jan. 1 after an onset date of Dec. 21. None of them had hospital admission dates.
The other regional death was in Van Wert County. A man in his 60s died Jan. 15 after an onset date of Jan. 11. He was not hospitalized.
• All regional counties remain in a Level 3 public emergency or red, with very high exposure and spread of the disease. No local counties are in the top 20 in terms of the highest occurrence rates by population.
• The ODH updated its county-by-county school reporting data from the past week.
In Allen County, Lima schools had six new student cases and two new staff cases. Delphos schools and Elida schools each had three new student cases. Apollo Career Center had two new student cases and three new staff cases. Spencerville schools had two new student cases. Bluffton schools had one new student case. Allen County Educational Service Center and Perry schools each had one new staff case.
In Auglaize County, Wapakoneta schools had five new student cases and one new staff case.
In Putnam County, Ottawa-Glandorf schools had four new student cases. Continental schools had three new student cases. Miller City-New Cleveland schools had one new student case.
• The ODH also updated its long-term care facilities tallies from the past week.
In Allen County, CSRI-Chesterton Home had three new resident cases. The Springs of Lima had seven new resident cases and four new staff cases. Sarah Jane Living Center had three new resident cases. CareCore had two new resident cases and one new staff case. CSRI-Pine Home and Primrose Retirement each had two new resident cases. Lima Convalescent Home had one new resident case and two new staff cases. The Meadows of Delphos had one new resident case. Lima Manor had two new staff cases. Wyngate Senior Living Community had one new staff case.
In Auglaize County, Elmwood Assisted Living had seven new resident cases and five new staff cases. Cridersville Healthcare Center had three new resident cases and two new staff cases. Vancrest nursing home and Wapakoneta Manor each had one new resident case and one new staff case. Otterbein Cridersville nursing home and Otterbein St. Mary’s assisted living each had one new resident case. Otterbein St. Mary’s nursing home and Auglaize Acres Nursing Home each had one new staff case.
In Putnam County, Meadows of Kalida had two new resident cases and two new staff cases.
Cases ` 9,774 ` +79
Deaths ` 126 ` 0
Recovered ` 8,443 ` +63
Cases ` 4,196 ` +13
Deaths ` 62 ` +3
Recovered ` 3,659 ` +23
Cases ` 2,101 ` +14
Deaths ` 33 ` 0
Recovered ` 1,754 ` +24
Cases ` 3,726 ` +27
Deaths ` 74 ` 0
Recovered ` 3,274 ` +26
Van Wert County
Cases ` 2,005 ` +5
Deaths ` 45 ` +1
Recovered ` 1,736 ` +17
Cases ` 849,704 ` +7,271
Deaths ` 10,518 ` +109
Recovered ` 712,864 ` +8,819
Recovered defined as symptom onset more than 21 days prior, not deceased.
Updated 2 p.m. 1/21/21
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