COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio (WKBN) – The Columbiana County Health District reported 52 more cases of COVID-19 since Thursday’s report.
To date, there have been 1,100 cases in the county and 1,009 COVID-19 positive residents have recovered.
The state health department confirmed 59 deaths in the county Friday afternoon.
The additional death confirmed was a 57-year-old female who was a resident of a long term care facility and had underlying health conditions.
Of the total deaths, 9 were inmates at the federal prison ad 32 were residents of long term care facilities.
Columbiana County Health District attributed the jump in cases to the federal prison.
Of the total cases, 680 are inmates at the federal prison and 84 are residents of long-term care facilities.
Columbiana County health officials stated that they wanted their residents to understand that, to date, they have only seen 336 cases within the community out of a population of roughly 105,000.