Covid Update: Four Additional Cases Reported in Meigs

POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Health Department is reporting four additional confirmed case of COVID-19 in Meigs County. These cases of COVID-19 bring Meigs County to 23 active cases, and 86 total cases (71 Confirmed, 15 Probable) since April.

Today’s Cases:

  • Confirmed case, female in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 50 to 59-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 50 to 59-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 70 to 79-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 30 to 39-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized. 

Today the Meigs County Health Department is also reporting one new hospitalization of a previously reported case and ten recovered cases of COVID-19 bringing the total recovered cases to 61.

“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,” stated the health department.

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