(6-8-20) The Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports nine new confirmed cases of COVID 19 since Friday.
  • 227th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 50-60 years.
  • 228th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 60-70 years.
  • 229th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 50-60 years.
  • 230th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 10-20 years.
  • 231st confirmed case is a male in the age range of 40-50 years.
  • 232nd confirmed case is a female in the age range of 80-90 years.
  • 233rd confirmed case is a male in the age range of 50-60 years.
  • 234th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 50-60 years.
  • 235th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 80-90 years.
All individuals are self-isolating at home.

June 8, 2020, the MCHD reports 235 confirmed cases, 174 recovered cases, 20 pending cases, 839 negative cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths of COVID-19.

Antibody testing is now available at Mercer Health Hospital and Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. The purpose of the test is to determine whether a person has had COVID-19 in the past. The immunity benefits are not known yet. The MCHD will begin reporting positive antibody testing results as probable cases.

Auglaize County

June 8, 2020, the Auglaize County Health Department (ACHD), reports 81 total cases (72 confirmed and 9 probable), 11 hospitalizations, 52 recovered cases, and 3 deaths of COVID-19. Of the 81 cases, 57 cases are female (70%) and 24 cases are male (30%) with an average age of 55. Data reported is cumulative over the course of this outbreak.

The 81st case is a 20 year old female that is self-isolating at home.

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