CELINA- As of July 17, 2020, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports today’s 17 new confirmed cases mark the highest daily new case total Mercer County has seen since Mid-May. The majority of the increased cases in Mid-May can be linked to The Gardens of St. Henry & Cooper Farms’ St. Henry Processing Plant outbreaks. The cases announced today are not tied to these outbreaks, and are spread throughout the county. This emphasizes the fact that COVID-19 is community spread and is affecting all demographics.

  • 317th confirmed case is a hospitalized male in the age of 0-10 years.
  • 318th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 40-50 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 319th confirmed case is female in the age range of 30-40 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 320th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 50-60 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 321st confirmed case is female in the age range of 50-60 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 322nd confirmed case is a male in the age range of 30-40 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 323rd no details included in release
  • 324th confirmed case is male in the age range of 50-60 years of age and is self-isolating at home.
  • 325th confirmed case is male in the age range of 0-10 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 326th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 10-20 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 327th confirmed case is female in the age range of 60-70 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 328th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 20-30 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 329th confirmed case is a male in the age range 30-40 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 330th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 20-30 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 331st confirmed case is a male in the age of 30-40 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 332nd confirmed case is a male in the age range of 10-20 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 333rd confirmed case is male in the age range of 50-60 years and is self-isolating at home.
  • 334th confirmed case is female in the age range of 20-30 years and is self-isolating at home.

As of July 17, 2020, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 334 confirmed cases, 7 probable cases, 246 recovered cases, 143 pending cases, 1,539 negative cases, 5 hospitalizations, 10 deaths, and 1 probable death of COVID-19. Currently, there are 77 active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County.

The MCHD urges Mercer County residents to continue to take the precautions to protect themselves and those around them from the spread of COVID-19. We also ask everyone to comply with the orders and recommendations.