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November 2020

For Immediate Release: 11-03-2020

Contact: Noble County Health Department

Noble County Ohio – It is with much sorrow that we must share with you that Noble County has experienced it first two confirmed deaths from COVID-19. Both individuals recently passed away on the same date and within hours of each other. The first passing occurred at our local nursing home. The second passing occurred at the OSU Wexner Medical Center and was an inmate incarcerated in the state prison facility here.

This is a landmark in Noble County’s COVID-19 experience that we hoped to never reach. Our thoughts and prayers go out for the deceased and their grieving families. Our thoughts and prayers also go out to the staff, administration and the residents of these facilities. They have sacrificed and worked tirelessly, to keep this disease out and are continuing their efforts to bring it under control within their institutions.