Butler County reports third death from coronavirus, 124 cases

A third person has died from the coronavirus in Butler County.

In the county’s daily update on Monday, it reported the third death and 124 positive cases. No information was immediately available on those cases.

The city of Middletown reported three more positive cases on Monday, bringing the total to 19.

Middletown spokeswoman Shelby Quinlivan said the latest confirmed cases of COVID-19 are a 31-year-old woman and a 50-year-old woman, were reported Saturday. Another case was reported today, a 20-year-old female. No one was required to be hospitalized.

The city of Hamilton reported two more positive cases on Monday, bringing its total to 17. The latest were a 31-year-old female and a 35-year-old male who was an inmate in the Butler County Jail. That man and his cell mate have been put into isolation.

As of 2 p.m. today, the Ohio Department of Health has reported 6,881 confirmed cases in Ohio with 2,033 hospitalizations that includes 613 admissions to Intensive Care Units across the state. The median age of people confirmed with COVID-19 is 54 and the age range is from under 1 year of age to age 101.

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