Updated state, local Coronavirus statistics announced (as of 2 p.m., Sunday, May 3)

According to the Ohio Department of Health, here are the current coronavirus statistics as of 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2.

Confirmed Cases: 19,094; Probable Cases: 820; Total Cases: 19,914; Confirmed Deaths: 957; Probable Deaths 81; Total Deaths: 1,038; Hospitalizations: 3,769 ICU Admissions: 1,078.


Jackson County confirmed cases: 5; Vinton County confirmed cases: 6.

(The most recent case in Jackson County, which was confirmed Saturday evening, involves a male in the age 40-49 bracket.)



Fifth confirmed case of coronavirus reported in Jackson County — the first in two weeks

The Jackson County Health Department (JCHD) is reporting the fifth lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 in Jackson County. JCHD posted the news on its Facebook page on Saturday evening, May 1, but stated it would be releasing no other information at this time.

Two early-summer events canceled at Lake Alma State Park

The coronavirus crisis and the consequent Stay-At-Home order from the state of Ohio has resulted in two early summer events being canceled at Lake Alma State Park near Wellston.

Vinton County High School planning ‘drive-by graduation ceremony’ on Sunday, May 17

The Vinton County Local School District will conduct a “drive-by graduation” event to honor the senior class of 2020.