Scioto County COVID-19 update- Sept. 24

Staff report

PORTSMOUTH — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 83 new cases on Friday for Scioto County bringing the total to 10,477 since the start of the outbreak.

There were 100 more recoveries reported by ODH Friday for the county bringing the number of recoveries to 8,657 over the course of the pandemic.

ODH reported no additional hospitalizations for Scioto County Friday so the total stays at 747 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.

The level of community transmission for Scioto County continues to be high.

The number of people fully vaccinated in Scioto County is 30,066 or 39.92% of the total population of the county (75,315).

Staff report