ONE NEW DEATH IN REGION
There was one new death attributed to COVID-19 reported in the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. Thursday, according to statistics from the Ohio Department of Health.
Allen County Public Health didn’t have information about the newly reported death.
In Putnam County, the tally decreased by one from Wednesday as the state continues to review numbers.
• All area counties remained at Level 3 (red) public emergencies.
• The state updated its weekly number of cases affecting schools.
In Allen County, Bluffton schools had three new student cases. Lima schools had three new student cases and two new staff cases. Apollo Career Center and Spencerville schools had one new student case each.
In Auglaize County, St. Marys schools had two new student cases and one new staff case. In Wapakoneta schools, there was one new student case and one new staff case.
In Putnam County, Continental schools and Leipsic schools had one new student case each.
• The state also updated its number of cases at area long-term care facilities.
In Allen County, CSRI-Chesterton had three new resident cases. CSRI-Pine Home had two new resident cases. CareCore had two new resident cases and one new staff case. Elmcroft of Lima and Primrose Retirement each had one new resident case.
In Auglaize County, Cridersville Healthcare Center had one new staff case.
In Putnam County, Meadows of Kalida and Oak Haven each had one new resident case. Hilty Home had one new staff case.
Cases ` 10,655 ` +11
Deaths ` 228 ` +1
Recovered ` 10,034 ` +48
Cases ` 4,517 ` +7
Deaths ` 95 ` 0
Recovered ` 4,206 ` +13
Cases ` 2,399 ` +4
Deaths ` 56 ` 0
Recovered ` 2,162 ` +16
Cases ` 3,944 ` +5
Deaths ` 95 ` -1
Recovered ` 3,747 ` +6
Van Wert County
Cases ` 2,244 ` +7
Deaths ` 49 ` 0
Recovered ` 2,041 ` +9
Cases ` 947,389 ` +2,282
Deaths ` 16,611 ` +98
Recovered ` 876,697 ` +4,415
Recovered defined as symptom onset more than 21 days prior, not deceased.
Updated 2 p.m. 2/18/21
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