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