Meigs Co. COVID-19 Update: Another Related Death, Outbreak Continues at Overbrook

The Meigs County Health Department is reporting fouradditional confirmed cases and two probable cases of COVID-19 in Meigs County. Three of these cases are associated with the outbreak at Overbrook Rehabilitation Center. Today’s cases of COVID-19 bring Meigs County to 51 active cases, and 136 total cases (112 Confirmed, 24 Probable) since April.

Unfortunately, the Meigs County Health Department is reporting an additional COVID-19 related death in the 80 to 89-year-old age range. In a statement from the health department, “We would like to send our sincere condolences to this individual’s family and friends.”

The Meigs County Health Department is also reporting two additional recovered cases, bringing the total recovered cases to 81. 

Today’s Cases:

  • Confirmed case, female in the 50 to 59-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 30 to 39-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 20 to 29-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 40 to 49-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Probable case, male in the 30 to 39-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Probable case, female in the 50 to 59-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized. 

The health department asks residents to refrain from calling the Meigs County Health Department for questions regarding these cases while they complete disease investigation, contact tracing, and notify relevant individuals. The cases and individuals identified as contacts of the cases will be advised to self-quarantine in accordance with CDC guidance. 

The health department also continues to urge residents to continue following federal, state, and local guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including practicing social distancing, handwashing and wearing a face covering. For more information on COVID-19 in Meigs County visit www.meigs-health.com/covid-19.