Douglas and Chelan counties show another big jump in COVID-19 cases

Grant Boone
November 19, 2020

Douglas County reported 4,035 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday, an increase of 56 cases since Tuesday.

The latest fatalities bring Jackson County's death toll to 12, and the new cases put the county total to 3,068. The county has the 4 highest incidence rate (982.0 per 100,000) for the past two weeks of all 88 counties in Ohio.

The county has averaged about 61 new cases per day over the last 14 days, according to a 14-day moving average graph updated weekdays by the health department.

The state's positivity rate for new case testing was 9.13 percent.

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Effingham County Coroner Kim Rhodes said Wednesday that of 26 deaths in the county so for this month, 13 of them are COVID-related. Of those, 166 are quarantined at home and 2 are hospitalized. According to the Livingston County Health Department, since just October 30th, the number of confirmed and probable cases in the county has nearly doubled from 2,205 to 3,953, while hospitalizations have increased from 148 to 170. One male patient is in his 90s.

LARUE COUNTY. LaRue County had 20 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday, bringing the county total to 511 cases.

There are now 2,737 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state.

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