23 COVID-19 cases reported Friday

Staff report

SCIOTO — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported 23 new cases on Friday for Scioto County bringing the total to 11,579 since the start of the outbreak.

There were 19 more recoveries reported by ODH Friday for the county bringing the number of recoveries to 10,979 over the course of the pandemic.

ODH reported four additional hospitalizations for Scioto County Friday bringing the total to 836 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 31,926 or 42.39% of the total population of the county (75,315).

Staff report