Graphic representation of the COVID-19 virus.
Graphic representation of the COVID-19 virus.

OHIO — Per the Ohio Dept. of Health’s daily 2 p.m. update, as of March 25 there are 704 confirmed cases in Ohio. County-specific infection rates were not included in today’s update on the Health Dept.’s website. However, Gov. DeWine tweeted additional details, including that there are now 55 counties with an infection. There are no confirmed infections in Putnam County.

Infections by county: Ashland 1, Ashtabula 3, Belmont 3, Butler 18, Carroll 3, Champaign 1, Clark 2, Clermont 5, Clinton 2, Columbiana 4, Coshocton 4, Crawford 1, Cuyahoga 206, Darke 1, Defiance 2, Delaware 12, Erie 2, Fairfield 5, Fayette 1, Franklin 88, Gallia 1, Geauga 4, Greene 3, Hamilton 48, Hancock 1, Highland 1, Huron 2, Knox 2, Lake 14, Licking 3, Logan 2, Lorain 37, Lucas 23, Madison 2, Mahoning 42, Marion 4, Medina 22, Mercer 1, Miami 19, Montgomery 14, Pickaway 1, Portage 4, Richland 4, Sandusky 1, Seneca 1, Stark 12, Summit 43, Trumbull 9, Tuscarawas 3, Union 3, Warren 8, Washington 1, Wood 3.

Additionally, the Ohio Dept. of Health reports there are now 10 deaths, with the individuals identified as residents of Cuyahoga (2), Erie (1), Franklin (2), Gallia (1), Lucas (1), and Stark (2) counties. The number of hospitalizations in Ohio due to COVID-19 is 182. The number of ICU admissions is 75. The age range of those infected is <1-94 with the median age of 54. Males represent 47% of infections and females represent 53%.

Per the Putnam County Health Dept., if there is a positive specimen identified anywhere in the state, the health department of the county of residence would be notified so that additional follow-up can be completed. Regardless of where a person is tested, a positive result would be counted in the county of residence.