June 22, 2024

Update on Meigs COVID-19 Cases

POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Health Department is reporting two additional confirmed cases and two probable cases of COVID-19 in Meigs County. These cases of COVID-19 bring Meigs County to 40 active cases, and 76 total cases (60 Confirmed, 16 Probable) since April.

Meigs County has also moved from yellow to orange in the Public Health Advisory System.

Today’s cases

  • Confirmed case, male in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 40 to 49-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Probable case, female in the 60 to 69-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Probable case, male in the 20 to 29-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized. 

On August 18, one additional probable case was reported:

  • Probable case, female in the 10 to 19-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.

On August 16, the following cases were reported:

  • Confirmed case, female in the 20 to 29-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized. This case was previously reported as probable and now has been confirmed through lab testing.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 10 to 19-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized. This case was previously reported as probable and now has been confirmed through lab testing.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 20 to 29-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 10 to 19-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 10 to 19-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.

Today the Meigs County Health Department is also reporting three recovered cases of COVID-19 bringing the total recovered cases to 34. 

As always the health department states, “We ask residents to please refrain from calling the Health Department for questions regarding these cases while we complete our disease investigations, contact tracing, and notify relevant individuals. The cases and individuals identified as contacts of the case will be advised to self-quarantine in accordance with CDC guidance.”

The health department continues to urge residents to continue following federal, state, and local guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19.