Meigs County confirms 35th COVID-19 death

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MEIGS COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – Health officials in Meigs County, Ohio say another person has died in connection to COVID-19.

The Meigs County Health Department confirmed the death of a male in the 80 to 89-year-old age range, bringing the county to 35 COVID-19 related deaths.

Health officials also reported three new cases of COVID-19, none of whom have been hospitalized at this time. Throughout the pandemic, Meigs County has recorded a total of 1,406 cases of the virus. Of those cases, 24 remain active as of Friday, March 5. Health officials say 1,364 residents have recovered.

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