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The 72nd COVID-Related Death Has Been Reported In Athens County, Along With 26 New Cases For Oct. 15

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 72 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Friday. The county also has now had 7,653 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 26 new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

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36 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Oct. 14

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,627 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 36 new cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Oct. 14, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved 16 people 0-19, five people 20-29, three people 30-39, three… Read More

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22 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Oct. 13

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,591 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 22 new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Oct. 13, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved five people 0-19, three people 30-39, three people 50-59, three… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Three COVID-Related Deaths Have Been Reported In Athens County, Along With 26 New Cases For Oct. 12

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 71 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after three were added to the total Tuesday. The county also has now had 7,569 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 26 new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

Secretary of State Frank LaRose presents a proclamation to representatives of Nelsonville accepting their enumeration numbers

Nelsonville Remains A City After Successfully Completing Its Own Population Count

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — Nelsonville kept its status as a city, and the state funding that comes with it, after a local recount of the population found 5,373 residents live there. It is enough to keep them above the 5,000 dividing line that separates a city from a village under state law. Secretary of State… Read More

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Two COVID-Related Deaths Have Been Reported In Athens County, Along With 19 New Cases For Oct. 8

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 68 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after two were added to the total Friday. The county also has now had 7,485 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 19 new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

43 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Oct. 6

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,442 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 43 new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Oct. 6, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved 13 people 0-19, eight people 20-29, seven people 70-79,… Read More

The National Guard and the Athens City-County Health Department administered free pop-up COVID-19 tests at the Athens High School parking lot in August.

Long Into The Pandemic, Ohio Valley Health Departments Aren’t Just Fighting COVID-19

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Ohio Valley ReSource · 092421OVR – F The pandemic has swamped health departments. Since August, Ohio Valley health departments  have been dealing with a massive surge in cases and that means more testing, contact tracing and phone calls. Although disease investigation is a core service of health departments, the pandemic has demanded a continual, robust… Read More

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The 66th COVID-Related Death Has Been Reported In Athens County, Along With 85 New Cases For Oct. 1

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 66 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Friday. The county also has now had 7,308 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 85 new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

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32 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 30

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,223 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 32 new cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 30, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved 11 people 20-29, seven people 0-19, four people 30-39,… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

30 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 29

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,191 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 30 new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 29, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved nine people 0-19, six people 30-39, five people 20-29,… Read More

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32 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 28

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,161 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 32 new cases were reported Tuesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 28, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved 11 people 0-19, five people 20-29, five people 50-59,… Read More

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42 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 24

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,059 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 42 new cases were reported Friday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 24, 2021. According to ODH data, 11 people 0-19, nine people 20-29, eight people 50-59, five people 60-69,… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

46 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 23

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 7,017 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 46 new cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 23, 2021. According to ODH data, 17 people 0-19, 12 people 20-29, six people 30-39, four people 50-59,… Read More

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38 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 22

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 6,971 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 38 new cases were reported Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 22, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved 10 people 0-19, nine people 20-29, six people 30-39,… Read More

One of three students receives a Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine during Gov. Dewines visit Monday, April 12.

Data Show COVID-19 Has Become A “Pandemic Of The Unvaccinated” In Ohio

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — More than half of Ohio’s eligible population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and yet infection numbers are right back where they were a year ago. What’s going on? For starters, the Delta variant driving the recent surge is much more contagious than the initial strain that launched the global pandemic. It’s… Read More

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The 65th COVID-Related Death Has Been Reported In Athens County, Along With 51 New Cases For Sept. 21

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 65 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Tuesday. The county also has now had 6,933 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 51 new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

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127 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 18-20

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 6,882 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 127 new cases were reported for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 20, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved 33 people 0-19, 30 people… Read More

Remnants of the COVID-19 Pandemic are seen in Athens, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Another COVID-19 Death Has Been Reported In Athens County, Along With 65 New Cases For Sept. 17

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 64 total deaths related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after one was added to the total Friday. The county also has now had 6,755 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 65 new cases were reported for the same day…. Read More

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29 New COVID-19 Cases Were Reported In Athens County For Sept. 16

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 6,690 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 29 new cases were reported Thursday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the numbers on Sept. 16, 2021. According to ODH data, the cases involved six people 0-19, six people 40-49, five people 20-29,… Read More