Second COVID-19 related death confirmed in Lucas County

Published: Mar. 23, 2020 at 5:47 PM EDT
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Officials confirmed the second death in Lucas County related to the coronavirus COVID-19 during a press conference Tuesday.

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department Commissioner Eric Zgodzinski also said there are 13 COVID-19 cases in Lucas County.

The cases include nine men and four women, ranging in age from 29 to 79. Five of the cases are travel-based and six include underlying conditions, Mr. Zgodzinski said.

Zgodzinski said there were no further details Tuesday afternoon on the county's second death.

There are also a reported 24 first responders in quarantine, with three in isolation. Quarantine means a person has been exposed to COVID-19 but is showing no symptoms, while isolation indicates a person is showing symptoms.

Residents are asked to be responsible on the use of 911. All informational calls or general health information requests should be directed to the health department hotline numbers first, 419-251-4000 or 419-291-5355.

In Ohio there are a total of 564 cases throughout 49 counties through Tuesday afternoon. There have been 145 people hospitalized and eight deaths.

Michigan has 1,791 cases and 24 deaths.

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