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Two additional COVID-19 deaths in Scioto County

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SCIOTO COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – Scioto county and Portsmouth city health officials have reported two additional deaths related to COVID-19.

The Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health Departments confirm the deaths of an 83-year-old man and a 90-year-old man.

The county has eight deaths in total related to COVID-19.

County and city officials also say there are seven new positive COVID-19 cases since yesterday, Tuesday, Sept. 15th. Scioto County now has 455 positive cases, 43 hospitalizations since the pandemic began and 393 recoveries from COVID-19.

At this time, Scioto County remains at Level 2 or Orange on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System.

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