Clark County confirms 12 cases of the coronavirus

The Clark County Combined Health District has now reported 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county as of Tuesday afternoon.
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The Clark County Combined Health District has now reported 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county as of Tuesday afternoon.

The Clark County Combined Health District has now reported 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county as of Tuesday afternoon.

The two most recent cases are men in their 40s and 50s. The patient in his 40s was hospitalized at the time of his confirmed test, the patient in his 50s was not.

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The first case in Clark County was reported on March 18. Most of the patients are in their 40s and 50s and have not been hospitalized.

Cases have been found in Springfield, Bethel Township, German Township, Mad River Township and New Carlisle, however, the district is unable to say where each patient is from specifically in order to protect the patient’s identity, Clark County Combined Health District spokesperson Emma Smales said.

No deaths have been reported in the county, according to the CCCHD’s website. However, one Miami County nursing home resident, who lived in New Carlisle prior to moving into the nursing home, died on March 19.

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