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Coronavirus in Ohio: Vinton County reports first positive COVID-19 cases

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VINTON COUNTY, OH (WCMH)– Seven weeks after Ohio’s first positive cases of COVID-19 were reported, Vinton County is now reporting its first cases of the virus.

A notable standout among the outbreak, the Vinton County Health Department made the announcement over the weekend saying “both individuals were contacts of a positive out of county case.”

For two weeks Vinton County was the only county of Ohio’s 88 without a confirmed case of COVID-19.

As of Monday there are now three confirmed cases of the virus in Vinton County, according to the county health department.

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