This week's updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Nov. 4----There were three additional deaths attributed to COVID-19 reported in the five-county region in the last seven days, including two in Allen County and one in Van Wert County, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

—There were 13.1 new hospital admissions for COVID illness per 100,000 people in the Allen County area in the last week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 2.9% of all staffed inpatient beds were occupied by patients with COVID illness.

Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert counties remain under "medium" COVID risk advisories, during which the CDC recommends additional precautions for those at higher risk for severe illness.

—Allen County Public Health will continue offering updated COVID-19 boosters and influenza vaccines at its off-site immunization clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays at Clock Tower Plaza, 927 N. Cable Road, Lima, in suites 195 and 200, through Friday, Dec. 30.

Allen County

Cases ' 31,623 ' +111

Deaths ' 491 ' +2

Recovered ' 30,714 ' +108

Auglaize County

Cases ' 13,311 ' +64

Deaths ' 191 ' 0

Recovered ' 12,891 ' +43

Hardin County

Cases ' 8,253 ' +21

Deaths ' 164 ' 0

Recovered ' 8,018 ' +10

Putnam County

Cases ' 9,337 ' +21

Deaths ' 159 ' 0

Recovered ' 9,071 ' +27

Van Wert County

Cases ' 7,740 ' +25

Deaths ' 152 ' +1

Recovered ' 7,506 ' +31

Ohio

Cases ' 3,197,300 ' +12,262

Deaths ' 40,249 ' +71

Recovered ' 3,120,025 ' +9,773

Recovered defined as symptom onset more than 21 days prior, not deceased. Only verified deaths included now.

Source: coronavirus.ohio.gov

Updated 2 p.m. 11/3/22

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