Clinton County: At 55 COVID-19 cases, but 53 listed as resolved


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WILMINGTON — Clinton County has had 46 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and nine probable ones for a total of 55, local officials announced Tuesday.

The age range is now 17 to 91, comprised of 28 males and 27 females. Officials report that 53 of the cases are listed as resolved; no Clinton Countians are currently hospitalized due to the virus.

Statewide, as of Tuesday afternoon Ohio reports 42,767 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3,360 probable ones for a total of 46,127, with 51 percent males and 49 percent females ranging in age from under 1 to 109.

The state reports 7,379 hospitalizations including 1,876 ICU admissions, with 2,497 confirmed deaths and 238 probable ones for a total of 2,735.

Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that, regarding fireworks, “The large gathering order is still in place and a lot of the large firework shows have been canceled, but for those who might be considering holding an event, we ask that you do so safely.

“Fireworks shows are not prohibited, they can proceed. But large gatherings are still not allowed at this time. We can find ways to celebrate without gathering close together in small groups. Watch from your porch, your car, or your backyard.”

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