Columbiana County records another COVID death

LISBON – The Columbiana County Health District reported 183 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, bringing the county total to 660.

Of those new cases, 174 were inmates at the Elkton prison. The health district said the jump is due to an increase in testing at the prison, where 310 inmates have tested positive.

The health department also reported one new coronavirus-related death. The victim was an 87-year-old male with underlying health conditions.

There have been 52 COVID-19 deaths reported in Columbiana County. Nine deaths were inmates at the federal prison and 27 deaths were residents in long-term health care facilities.


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