Summit County COVID-19 Update

Summit County COVID-19 Upate
Posted on 11/02/2020
Summit County LogoSummit County Public Health releases the following updated COVID-19 numbers for Sunday, November 1:
  • Number of cases in Ohio (confirmed & probable): 219,000
  • Number of deaths in Ohio (confirmed & probable): 5,303
  • Total Cases in Summit County (Confirmed & Probable): 7,575
  • Number ever hospitalized in Summit County: 906
  • Number of cases in healthcare workers in Summit County: 578
  • Total Deaths in Summit County (Confirmed & Probable): 280
  • Summit County Health Advisory Level: Level 3/Red
Now that Ohio is mostly reopen, please remember it is imperative that Summit County residents continue to follow standard precautions to prevent the spread of infectious disease. Steps that residents can take to slow the spread of the virus include:
  • Maintain a six-foot distance from other individuals.
  • Wear a cloth face covering when out in public.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or sleeve or a tissue and then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands afterward.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom or before eating. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your face – especially your eyes, nose and mouth – with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home if you have cold- or flu-like symptoms for ten days after your illness onset or 24 hours after your fever resolves without fever reducing medicine, and avoid close contact with people who are sick.
More information on specific information regarding the opening of Ohio’s businesses can be found at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home. For more information about the coronavirus situation in Summit County, visit https://www.scph.org/covid-19.

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