The number of recorded positive cases of COVID-19 in Ross County has increased to 21. The Ross County Health District provided the following release on Wednesday, April 15th.
The Ross County Health District is reporting that as of 10:00 am April 15, 2020, there are now twenty-one confirmed cases of COVID -19 in Ross County residents. The reported cases are for Ross County residents only. Not all confirmed cases were tested at Adena Health System and Adena may have additional confirmed cases that are not Ross County residents as they serve a multi-county region.
At the time of this release, there have been 201 Ross County residents tested, 21 confirmed positive, 167 negative, and 13 suspected (waiting on test results). Those confirmed with COVID-19 range in ages 19-76. There are thirteen males and eight females.
It has been confirmed there is community spread in Ross County.
The Health District’s infectious disease staff continue following established contact tracing guidelines and will contact anyone these individuals have been in close contact with.
The Health District reminds the public to do your part and stay home. If you need assistance during this stay at home order, residents can call 2-1-1 or visit www.211oh.org to find local resources and services in Ross County.