Coronavirus claims another victim in Columbiana County
Another person from Columbiana County has died because of the coronavirus.
County health officials reported Wednesday that the latest victim is a 78-year-old woman, bringing the number of deaths in the county to 31 since the outbreak began.
Of those deaths, 13 involved patients of long-term care facilities, and seven were inmates at the Elkton Federal Correctional Institution.
The health department does not give the name of the long-term facility where the woman who died had been staying
The Ohio Department of Health updates COVID-19 statistics from long-term facilities around the state each Wednesday.
The county also recorded three new confirmed COVID-19 cases. To date, Columbiana County has had 295 people who tested positive for the virus.