ODH: 5 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

Staff report

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported five new cases Friday for Scioto County.

The new cases total stays at 6,248 since the start of the outbreak.

There were three additional recoveries reported by ODH Friday for the county bringing the number of recoveries to 6,006 over the course of the pandemic.

ODH also reported one additional hospitalization for Scioto County Friday to bring the total to 461 people that have been hospitalized, during the outbreak, in connection with the virus or found to have the virus during their admission for other medical reasons. This number does not represent the number of people currently in the hospital in connection with COVID-19.

Scioto County remains at Level Two or “Orange” on the Ohio Department of Health’s Public Health Advisory System (PHAS) again this week.

Staff report