Meigs COVID-19 Update: Eight Additional Cases Reported

Meigs COVID-19 Update: Eight Additional Cases Reported

POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Health Department is reporting eight additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Meigs County. These cases of COVID-19 bring Meigs County to 43 active cases, and 284 total cases (243 Confirmed, 41 Probable) since April.

The Meigs County Health Department is also releasing that seven additional cases of COVID-19 have recovered. This brings the total number of recovered cases in Meigs County to 230. 

Today’s Cases:

  • 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 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 10 to 19-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 30 to 39-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 10 to 19-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.

Residents are asked to refrain from calling the Health Department for questions regarding these cases while they complete disease investigations, contact tracing, and notify relevant individuals. The cases and individuals identified as contacts of these cases will be advised to self-quarantine in accordance with CDC guidance.

The health department has seen an increase in cases over the couple weeks and urges residents to continue following federal, state, and local guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including practicing social distancing, hand washing and wearing a face covering. The health department would also like to also remind businesses that the state issued orders are still in effect and need to be followed to reduce the rise in community spread we are currently seeing. For more information on COVID-19 in Meigs County visit www.meigs-health.com/covid-19.