Meigs COVID-19 Update: 11 More Cases Reported on Nov. 17

POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Health Department is reporting 11 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Meigs County. These cases of COVID-19 bring Meigs County to 60 active cases, and 339 total cases (297 Confirmed, 42 Probable) since April.

Today’s Cases:

  • Confirmed case, female in the 30 to 39-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 60 to 69-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the 40 to 49-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the less than 12 months to 9-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, female in the 60 to 69-year-old age range, who is not hospitalized.
  • Confirmed case, male in the less than 12 months to 9-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.
  • Confirmed case, male 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 our 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 since the beginning of November and urges 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. 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.

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