ODH: 6 new COVID cases reported Friday


Staff report



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

The new cases total stays at 6,286 since the start of the outbreak.

There were four additional recoveries reported by ODH Friday for the county bringing the number of recoveries to 6,042 over the course of the pandemic.

ODH also reported no additional hospitalizations for Scioto County Friday so the total stays at 467 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.

Scioto County’s COVId-19 numbers continued to improve again this week at the county remained at Level 2 “Orange” and its number of cases per 100,000 dropped again this week.

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

Scioto County met the same two(2) of the seven (7) indicators again this week including Indicator 1: New Cases per Capita; Indicator and 3: Non-Congregate Cases.

Indicators Scioto County did not meet included: Indicator 2: New Cases Increase; Indicator 4: Emergency Department Visits; Indicator 5: Outpatient Visits; Indicator 6: Hospital Admissions; and Indicator 7: ICU Bed Occupancy.

For Scioto County to drop to Level One or “Yellow” the county will have to meet only one of the seven indicators, or less and have under 10 new cases per 100,000 for two weeks.

This week Scioto County’s New Cases per Capita was 77.01 per 100K. Last week Scioto County was at 91.62 per 100K.

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Staff report