CELINA- (8-1-20) The Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 20 new confirmed COVID 19 cases. 5 of those cases are hospitalized. Mercer County now has over 500 confirmed cases since the the start of the pandemic.

  • 494th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 40-50 years.
  • 495th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 40-50 years.
  • 496th confirmed case is female in the age range of 50-60 years.
  • 497th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 10-20 years.
  • 498th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 60-70 years.
  • 499th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 50-60 years.
  • 500th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 60-70 years.
  • 501st confirmed case is a male in the age range of 40-50 years.
  • 502nd confirmed case is a female in the age range of 70-80 years.
  • 503rd confirmed case is a male in the age range of 60-70 years.
  • 504th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 60-70 years.
  • 505th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 20-30 years.
  • 506th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 50-60 years.
  • 507th confirmed case is a male in the age range of 40-50 years.
  • 508th confirmed case is a female in the age range of 30-40 years.

All of the above individuals are self-isolating at home.

  • 509th confirmed case is a hospitalized male in the age range of 60-70 years.
  • 510th confirmed case is a hospitalized male in the age range of 80-90 years.
  • 511th confirmed case is a hospitalized male in the age range of 60-70 years.
  • 512th confirmed case is a hospitalized male in the age range of 80-90 years.
  • 513th confirmed case is a hospitalized male in the age range of 60-70 years.

As of August 1, 2020, the MCHD reports 513 confirmed cases, 11 probable cases, 387 recovered cases, 107 pending cases, 2,132 negative cases, 7 hospitalizations, 12 deaths, and 1 probable death of COVID-19. Currently, there are 113 active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County.

On Friday, July 31, 2020, Governor DeWine signed an executive order that bans the sale of alcohol at liquor-permitted establishments after 10 p.m. The ruling states that these types of establishments, including bars and restaurants, can sell alcohol up until 10 p.m., and consumption of alcohol must end by 11 p.m. The order can be found here: https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/OHOOD/2020/07/31/file_attachments/1508882/Signed%20Executive%20Order%202020-30D.pdf

If you have questions about COVID-19, contact the Mercer County Health District 419-586-3251.