CELINA (6-16-21) – In response to public interest, the MCHD is now reporting vaccine breakthrough infections. A vaccine breakthrough infection is defined as the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA or antigen in a respiratory specimen collected from a person 14 days or more after receipt of all recommended doses of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. As of today, the MCHD reports 3 confirmed cases and 2 probable cases of vaccine breakthrough infections.
The MCHD offers the COVID-19 vaccine every Friday at the MCHD office. The Pfizer vaccine is currently offered to anyone 12 years of age or older (minors must have parental consent). Please call 419-586-3251 extension 1462 to ask questions or schedule an appointment.
As of June 16, 2021, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 4,126 confirmed cases, 778 probable cases, 3,993 recovered cases, 2 hospitalizations, 86 COVID-19 deaths, and 19 probable deaths of COVID-19. There have been 44 confirmed cases who have passed away due to causes other than COVID-19. Today, there are 4 known active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County.
|Month||Number of Confirmed Cases|
|March (First case on 3/24)||5 cases|
|January 2021||386 cases|
|February 2021||120 cases|
|March 2021||52 Cases|
|April 2021||113 Cases|
|May 2021||62 Cases|
|June – Present||10 Cases|