CELINA- Five new confirmed COVID 19 deaths have been reported in Mercer County.

The 21st Mercer County resident to die from COVID-19 was a 72-year-old male from Celina.

The 22nd Mercer County resident to die from COVID-19 was a 97-year-old female from Coldwater.

The 23rd Mercer County resident to die from COVID-19 was a 90-year-old female from Coldwater.

The 24th Mercer County resident to die from COVID-19 was an 84-year-old male from Celina.

The 25th Mercer County resident to die from COVID-19 was an 89-year old male from Celina.

As of October 7, 2020, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 1,166 confirmed cases, 111 probable cases, 1,038 recovered cases, 78 pending cases, 3,710 negative cases, 7 hospitalizations, 25 deaths, and 2 probable deaths of COVID-19. There have been 3 confirmed cases who have passed away due to causes other than COVID-19. Currently, there are 98 active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County.

The Mercer County Health District (MCHD) is reporting 872 doses of vaccine were given at the annual flu shot drive-thru on Tuesday, October 6. This shatters the old record of 623 doses given in 2019.

If you were unable to attend the drive-thru clinic, there are still opportunities to get the 2020 flu vaccine.

  • Tuesday, October 20: 9:30 AM – 5:15 PM: Walk-in at the MCHD.
  • Tuesday, November3: 9:30 AM – 5:15 PM: Walk-in at the MCHD.
  • If unable to make a walk-in clinic, call to make an appointment, 419-586-3251

The MCHD flu shot drive-thru was staffed by 63 individuals, which included employees of the MCHD, Mercer County Emergency Medical Services, Mercer County Emergency Management Agency, Mercer County Job & Family Services, Wright State Lake Campus Nursing students, Wright State Lake Campus Police Academy, Mercer County Medical Reserve Corps, and Mercer County Emergency Response Volunteers.

Monthly COVID-19 Stats:

MonthNumber of Confirmed Cases
March (First case on 3/24)5 cases
April19 cases
May190 cases
June56 cases
July239 cases
August295 cases
September 283 cases
October – present79 cases