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Health Dept: 41 active COVID-19 cases on Monday

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As of 3:30 p.m. Monday, Wyandot County Public Health reported 41 active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County. The cumulative case count since March 2020 is 2,225. This includes 1,715 lab-confirmed cases, 478 probable cases and 32 suspect cases based on positive antibody tests.

There are currently four patients hospitalized for COVID-19 with a cumulative count of 149 hospitalizations. Of the reported individuals there have been 52 deaths and 2,132 patients have completed their isolation period. 

Wyandot County currently is at a level three (red) on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. At level three, there is very high exposure and spread and county residents are asked to limit activities as much as possible. 

A website for Wyandot County residents to preregister for the COVID-19 vaccine is available at wyandotgetvaccinated.com. Those who are preregistered will be contacted by the health department over the phone or by Drug Mart by text or call to schedule an appointment when a vaccine is available. 

View the Ohio Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard at coronavirus.ohio.gov.

Monday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 1,026,929 confirmed and probable cases, 53,445 hospitalizations and 18,643 deaths in Ohio.

For additional statewide case information, download the COVID Summary data spreadsheet at coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/COVIDSummaryData.csv.

The Ohio Department of Health has created a dashboard which provides both local and regional data at coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home/dashboard.

A statewide mandated face covering order is in place. All individuals in Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times.

— At an indoor location that is not a residence.

— Outdoors, but unable to maintain 6-foot social distance from people who are not household members.

— Waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation, such as a taxi, a car service, or a private car used for ride-sharing.

The order requires those 10 years old or older to wear a mask. 

Antibody testing currently is available to the public. As Wyandot County Public Health receives the results of these tests, it will be reported using specific criteria. If the patient received a positive antibody test and had been in close contact with a lab-confirmed case, linked to a community outbreak or exhibited symptoms of COVID-19, the case will be labeled as probable. A positive antibody test result meeting none of these conditions will be considered a suspected case.

For more information on antibody tests, visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/testing/serology-overview.html.

Additional information is available at the ODH information line by calling 833-4-ASK-ODH and at the CDC’s website cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/.


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