(11-10-21) CELINA – As of November 10, 2021, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 5,372 confirmed cases, 1,112 probable cases, 5,070 recovered cases, 10 known hospitalizations, 99 COVID-19 deaths, and 21 probable deaths of COVID-19 among Mercer County residents. In addition, there have been 62 confirmed cases who have passed away due to causes other than COVID-19. Today, there are 147 known active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County. Out of the cumulative total of confirmed cases, there has been a total of 61 reinfections of COVID-19.
There have been 86 confirmed and 27 probable cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated Mercer County residents. Of those individuals, 14 were hospitalized and have since recovered. Four have passed away.
The transmission rate of COVID-19 in Mercer County continues to be high. A high transmission rate is defined as 100 or more new cases per 100,000 people in a 7-day period or a test positivity rate of 10% or higher. Mercer County has seen 289 cases per 100,000 people in the past seven days and has a test positivity rate of 21.85%. This data can be found here: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view.
Mercer County has seen a recent rise in COVID-19 cases. The MCHD advises individuals to stay home if they are positive or symptomatic for COVID-19 and to follow recommended quarantine and isolation guidelines.
The MCHD continues to offer the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for first, second, third, and booster doses by appointment at the health department. Clinics for Moderna are offered on Tuesdays, and adult Pfizer clinics are offered on Fridays. In addition, pediatric Pfizer clinics are held various days of the week. Please call 419-586-3251, Option 2, to ask questions or schedule an appointment.
|Month||Number of Confirmed Cases|
|March – December 2020||3,384 cases|
|January 2021||388 cases|
|February 2021||120 cases|
|March 2021||52 cases|
|April 2021||113 cases|
|May 2021||64 cases|
|June 2021||14 cases|
|July 2021||34 cases|
|August 2021||246 cases|
|September 2021||472 cases|
|October 2021||347 cases|
|November 2021 – current||138 cases|