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MEIGS COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – Health officials are reporting the 10th death related to COVID-19 in Meigs County.

Meigs County Health Department officials say the person was between the ages of 90-99 years old. No other information has been given this time.

According to Meigs County health officials, as of Sept. 21, the county has 147 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 19 hospitalizations, and three active positive cases.

County health officials also say one additional person has recovered from COVID-19, bringing that total now to 144 recoveries.

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