37 Shelby County residents have recovered from COVID-19


SIDNEY – Thirty-seven Shelby County residents have recovered from COVID-19, the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department reported.

According to the daily update on the health department’s Facebook page, 37 residents have recovered from the virus, eight have not recovered, and three people have died – a man in his 80s, a man in his 90s and a woman in her 80s. Three Shelby County residents are hospitalized as a result of COVID-19.

The positive cases in Shelby County by age include one girl under the age of 10; one man and four women in their 20s; one man and three women in their 30s; three men and four women in their 40s; four men and five women in their 50s; five men and six women in their 60s; one man and four women in their 70s; two men and three women in their 80s; and one man in his 90s.

Of the confirmed cases, 18.5% of confirmed cases are health care workers or first responders.

The Auglaize County Health Department reported 85 total cases (75 confirmed and 10 probable), 11 hospitalizations, 55 recovered cases and three deaths of COVID-19. Of the 85 cases, 60 cases are female (71%) and 25 cases are male (29%) with an average age of 55. The 85th case is a 20-year-old woman who is self-isolating at home.

In Miami County, there have been 382 positive cases with 53 hospitalizations. There have been 30 deaths in the county.

In Darke County, 221 positive cases have been recorded with 25 new cases reported in the past two days, most of them from a single facility in the county. There have been 24 hospitalizations and 25 deaths in the county. The total number of recovered patients is 142.

Logan County has had 47 positive cases with six hospitalizations.

During Friday’s update from the state, it was announced Ohio has 40,424 positive cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 6,814 have been hospitalized with 1,745 admitted to the ICU. There have been 2,508 deaths related to COVID-19 in Ohio.

Of the positive cases, 48% are women and 52% are men. The median age is 49.

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