33 COVID-19 cases reported over weekend


Russia Schools grades 7-12 goes to remote learning Sept. 1

SIDNEY – The Sidney-Shelby County Health Department reported 33 new COVID-19 cases on its Facebook page Monday morning. This brings the county’s total to 385.

And according to Russia Local Schools website, students in seventh through 12th grade will be remote learning beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1. All high school and junior high sports have been canceled or postponed effective Sept. 1. Games are scheduled to resume Sept. 15.

“We have only one confirmed case within (the) building but are aware that number of our students have been exposed,” said Superintendent Steve Rose. “The Board of Education, Health Department, and Administration reviewed all available data before we decided to implement our plan.”

The district will taking steps each day to deep clean the building, said Rose.

The new Shelby County cases include two girls and one boy in the 10-19 age group; three women and six men in their 20s; three women and four men in their 30s; two women and four men in their 40s; two women in their 50s; two men in their 60s; one woman in her 70s; and one woman in her 90s.

Breakdown of cases by zip codes includes: 211 cases for Sidney (45365), Anna (45302) 42 cases, Botkins (45306) 18 cases, Conover (45317) three cases, Fort Loramie/Newport(45845) 28 cases, Houston (45333) 17 cases, Jackson Center (45334) 16 cases, New Knoxville (45871), one case, Maplewood (45340) six cases, Minster (45865) 17 cases, Piqua (45356) nine cases, Port Jefferson (45360) two cases and Russia (45363) 15 cases.

As of Monday, 258 Shelby County residents have recovered, 123 have not recovered, and four people have died. Currently, four Shelby County residents are hospitalized because of COVID-19.

Of those who have tested positive, 10% are first responders/health care workers.

The Auglaize County Health Department continues to see a rise in new cases of COVID-19 in Auglaize County.

Total cases on the county are 458 with 411 confirmed and 47 probable. The total number of people hospitalized since the beginning of the pandemic is 39.

A total of 279 women have tested positive while 179 men have tested positive.

The total number of deaths in Auglaize County is eight. The total number of people who have recovered is 323. There are 127 current cases. The average age of those testing positive is 49.

The new cases to report are: the 438th case is an 83-year-old man, the 439th case is a 73-year-old man, the 440th case is an 85-year-old man, the 441st case is a 43-year-old woman, the 442nd case is a 12-year-old girl, the 443rd case is a 65-year-old woman, the 444th case is a 78-year-old man, the 445th case is a 77-year-old man, the 446th case is a 60-year-old female, the 447th case is a 58-year-old woman, the 448th case is a 17-year-old girl, the 449th case is a 14-year-old boy, the 450th case is a 96-year-old woman, the 451st case is a 21-year-old woman, the 452nd case is a 61-year-old woman, the 453rd case is a 22-year-old woman, the 454th case is a 49-year-old woman, the 455th case is a 48-year-old woman, the 456th case is a probable 19-year-old woman, the 457th case is a 35-year-old woman, and the 458th case is a probable 63-year-old woman. All are self-isolating at home.

Total cases include nine people in the 0-10 age range, 44 in the 10-20 age range, 62 in the 20-30 age range, 62 in the 30-40 age range, 60 in the 40-50 age range, 78 in the 50-60 age range, 56 in the 60-70 age range, 33 in the 70-80 age range, 37 in the 80-90 age range, 16 in the 90-100 age range and one case in the 100-110 age range.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, broken down by geographical area based upon the cases’ mailing address, Auglaize County Health Department has reported 197 cases in St. Marys, 113 cases in Wapakoneta, 49 cases in Minster, 48 cases in New Bremen, 25 cases in Cridersville, 12 cases in Waynesfield, three cases in Botkins, four cases in New Knoxville, one case in New Hampshire, two cases in Uniopolis, two in St. Johns and two cases in Lakeview.

Miami County Public Health has 1,060 positive cases. Miami County has had 112 total hospitalizations, and 43 deaths. There are 860 people who are presumed recovered from the virus.

The Darke County General Health District reported the county has 621 positive cases with 66 hospitalizations. There have been 35 deaths, and 517 people have recovered. There are 64 active cases with 25 new cases reported Monday and over the weekend.

Logan County has had 235 total cases of COVID-19. There are 181 recovered cases and 52 active cases. Two people have died in the county. and

In Monday’s update from the state, it was announced Ohio has 123,157 cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 13,376 have been hospitalized with 2,961 admitted to the ICU. There have been 4,138 deaths related to COVID-19 in Ohio. A total of 102.631 residents are presumed recovered.

Of the positive cases, 52% are women and 47% are men. The median age is 42. The age range of those testing posting is less than 1 year old to 109 years of age.

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Russia Schools grades 7-12 goes to remote learning Sept. 1