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.

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
October545 cases
November1,116 cases
December635 cases 
January 2021386 cases
February 2021120 cases
March 202152 Cases
April 2021113 Cases
May 202162 Cases
June – Present10 Cases