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Columbiana reports 117 new coronavirus cases since Friday

The county death toll remains at 59, including nine inmates at Federal Correctional Institution Elkton in Lisbon and 32 residents of long-term care facilities.
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LISBON — The Columbiana County Health District is reporting 117 new coronavirus cases since Friday. A total of 1,217 people have tested positive for the virus in the county. 

No new deaths were reported; the county death toll remains at 59, including nine inmates at Federal Correctional Institution Elkton in Lisbon and 32 residents of long-term care facilities.

The recent spike in reported cases was mostly related to FCI Elkton. The prison accounts for 783 of the county's total cases, according to a release today.

According to the federal Bureau of Prisons, there are 236 active cases among people incarcerated at the prison and 7 active cases among staff as of Sunday.

There have been 84 cases reported at long-term care facilities.

 




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