(5-12-20) The past several weeks Mercer County has seen a steady rise in COVID 19 confirmed cases, with a majority being reported from Cooper Farms in St. Henry.

According to figures released yesterday by the Mercer County Heath District for the Stateline area (including two Indiana counties) Mercer County has the second highest number of cases, just ahead of Darke County and only 30 cases behind Lima and Allen County.

COVID 19 State

 

Allen County has 22 reported deaths, Darke County 11…while Auglaize County has 3 reported deaths and Mercer County just one.

As of yesterday (5-11-20) Ohio has reported 23, 400 cases and 1,236 deaths, most of those coming from Metropolitan areas.

Counties with highest reported confirmed cases

COVID 19 State

All of the Stateline area counties are well below statewide numbers in many cases.

courtesy Mercer County Health District

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