(4-8-20) CELINA– As of April 8, 2020, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 11 confirmed cases, 30 pending cases, 70 negative cases, 1 hospitalization and 1 death of COVID-19.

The MCHD reports the 9th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 30-40 years, the 10th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 30-40 years, and the 11th case is a female in the age range of 20-30 years. All are in self-isolation at home.

MCHD Epidemiologist, Deb Scheer

“As MCHD continues to see an increase in confirmed and pending cases, we urge the citizens of Mercer County to continue the protective measures and follow the orders
issued by Governor DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health.”

Allen County

Allen County Public Health reported its first COVID-19 related death. A 92-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 and had underlying health problems.

Darke County
Seven people have now died as a result of the coronavirus outbreak at Greenville Health and Rehab.

The Darke County Health Department confirmed 38 cases of the coronavirus in the county.

Overall, 31 of them have stemmed from the Greenville Health and Rehabilitation facility, two cases associated with Village Green Health Campus.

The remaining five cases are among community members and are unrelated.