• All area counties remained at Level 3 (red) in the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. There were no changes statewide, where the vast majority of counties except four are in Level 3 (red).
• Auglaize County Health Department announced it is fully booked for vaccine appointments through Feb. 12. Residents may check back on Feb. 11 to see if there’s more availability, depending on how much vaccine it receives. Residents can also check for appointments through Grand Lake Health System (419-300-1132 or grandlakehealth.org), Kroger (866-211-5320 or kroger.com/ohiocovidvaccine) or Lima Memorial Health System (419-998-4491 or limamemorial.org/vaccine).
• Ohio made its weekly update on cases found in schools. In Allen County, Lima schools had four new student cases and one new staff case. Shawnee had two new student cases and one new staff case. Spencerville had two new student cases. Apollo Career Center, St. Charles and the Center for Autism and Dyslexia each had one new student case.
In Auglaize County, Wapakoneta schools had one new student case and two new staff cases. New Knoxville had one new staff case.
In Putnam County, Continental had two new student cases. Columbus Grove and Jennings each had one new student case. Leipsic had one new staff case.
• The state also updated its long-term care facilities numbers for the week.
In Allen County, Sarah Jane Living Center had four new resident cases. CSRI-Chesterton Home had three new resident cases. CSRI-Pine Home had two new resident cases. Springview Manor had two new resident cases and two new staff cases. CareCore had two new resident cases and one new staff case. Elmcroft of Lima, Primrose Retirement and Wyngate Senior Community had one new resident case each. Lima Manor and Shawnee Manor each had two new staff cases. Liberty Nursing Centers of Lima, Lost Creek Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, the Meadows of Delphos and Vancrest of Delphos had one new staff case apiece.
In Auglaize County, Elmwood Assisted Living had two new resident cases. Cridersville Healthcare Center had two new staff cases.
In Putnam County, the Meadows of Kalida had one new staff case.
Cases ` 10,388 ` +40
Deaths ` 133 ` 0
Recovered ` 9,409 ` +64
Cases ` 4,382 ` +17
Deaths ` 66 ` 0
Recovered ` 4,030 ` +18
Cases ` 2,305 ` +12
Deaths ` 34 ` 0
Recovered ` 1,969 ` +20
Cases ` 3,878 ` +5
Deaths ` 77 ` 0
Recovered ` 3,558 ` +18
Van Wert County
Cases ` 2,127 ` +16
Deaths ` 46 ` 0
Recovered ` 1,922 ` +12
Cases ` 910,847 ` +4,120
Deaths ` 11,509 ` +79
Recovered ` 806,397 ` +6,578
Recovered defined as symptom onset more than 21 days prior, not deceased.
Updated 2 p.m. 2/4/21
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