SENECA COUNTY, Ohio — The Seneca County General Health District reported Monday the death of a hospitalized patient from Seneca County who had tested positive for COVID-19.
The patient was an 85-year-old woman. The health department’s communicable disease nurse will do a detailed history on the patient in an effort to determine where she may have got the virus.
The case was originally reported to the health department by a local hospital when it was first identified. The health department will not release any identifiable information about the patient in order to respect her privacy.
Seneca County says it has been working tirelessly preparing for and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seneca County Health Commissioner Beth Schweitzer says it is critical that Ohio residents stay