(7-8-20) On Wednesday, the Van Wert County General Health District reported the death of a hospitalized Van Wert County resident who had tested positive for COVID-19.

  • The patient was in the age range of 70-79

At this time there have been no new confirmed cases reported. On Tuesday, Van Wert County reported 41 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in county residents. 16 of the confirmed cases are still active. 24 cases have recovered. 1 person is currently hospitalized and 1 death is now being reported.

The Van Wert County General Health District is investigating an outbreak at Greve Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. There are currently five confirmed Van Wert County residents who are employed by Greve in Van Wert. Of the five employees, three are still active cases, the other two have recovered. The Van Wert County Health Department is working with Greve Chrysler to prevent further spread of the virus.

There have been a total of nine confirmed cases in county residents who are employed by Cooper Farms. Seven of those cases have recovered.