(12-1-20) Yesterday, The Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reported that there was 53 confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the County.  After further review, it was determined that three of these should have been classified as probable deaths. 

In Mercer County:

  • 45th Mercer County resident to die from COVID-19 was an 86-year-old male from Mendon
  • 46th resident to die from COVID-19 was an 89-year-old female from Rockford
  • 47th resident to die from COVID-19 was a 77-year-old female from Rockford
  • 48th resident to die from COVID-19 was an 83-year-old male from Fort Recovery
  • 49th resident to die from COVID-19 was a 92-year-old female from Rockford.
  • 50th resident to die from COVID-19 was an 89-year-old male from Coldwater. 

A probable COVID-19 death is identified when the person had signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and was a close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19. The death certificate also must indicate a presumed COVID-19 death.

  • 3rd probable death of COVID-19 was a 90-year-old female from Coldwater
  • 4th probable death from COVID-19 was a 67-year-old male from Coldwater
  • 5th probable death from COVID-19 was a 93-year-old female from Coldwater

There has been a lot of discussion about the COVID-19 vaccinations in the news lately. The MCHD is currently working on our plans for distribution. However, we are still waiting for further guidance from the Ohio Department of Health. MCHD will provide additional information as it becomes available.

As of December 1, 2020, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 2,739 confirmed cases, 466 probable cases, 2,458 recovered cases, 110 pending cases, 19 hospitalizations, 50 deaths, and 5 probable deaths of COVID-19. There have been 8 confirmed cases who have passed away due to causes other than COVID-19. Currently, there are 219 active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County.

November produced the highest number of confirmed cases since the pandemic nukbers were kept at 1,108, doubling the October number of cases.

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
October544 cases
November1,108 cases