New victims of COVID-19 were residents of Columbiana County long-term care facilities

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The victims were a 62-year-old woman and a 72-year-old man, both with underlying health conditions

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COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio (WYTV) – The Columbiana County Health District reported nine new cases of COVID-19 and two related deaths since Friday’s report.

The victims were a 62-year-old woman and a 72-year-old man, both with underlying health conditions and who were residents of a long-term care facility, according to the health department.

In all, the health department reported 222 positive cases of coronavirus, including 23 cases from long-term care facilities in the county and 62 from the Elkton federal prison.

There were 19 deaths, including seven from long-term care facilities and six from the federal prison.

In addition, the county health department is investigating three potential cases of COVID-19 and one probable coronavirus-related death.

The data released Saturday morning may not be reflected in the totals released later by the Ohio Department of Health or Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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