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MANSFIELD -- A 12th person in Richland County has died from COVID-19, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

The death, reported by the ODH website Monday afternoon, occurred on Saturday.

Richland Public Health said the case involved a 90-year-old man who was living in a congregate living facility when he contracted coronavirus. RPH also said a previous death attributed to COVID-19 is under further review, which could reduce the total back to 11.

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The ODH reported the death occurred on Saturday, though it was just added to the state website when it was updated Monday at 2 p.m.

The death would be the third in a seven-day period in the county, which also reported COVID-19 deaths on July 24 and July 25.

Other Richland County deaths were reported July 23, July 15, July 14, June 24, June 22, June 2, May 20, April 17 and April 8.

Seven of the county's 12 reported COVID-19 deaths have been linked to nursing homes or long-term residential care facilities. One of the remaining deaths involved a Richland County man who contracted the virus while working at the Marion Correctional Institution.

According to the ODH website, Richland County has had 33 positive COVID-19 tests in the last seven days, including 20 in one day on July 27.

ODH reported Monday that Richland County has had 540 total positive tests since the pandemic reached the state in March.

Of those, almost 14 percent (74) have required hospitalization and 2 percent (12) have died. The state reported 417 cases are presumed recovered, which would leave 111 active cases in the county as of Monday.

All statewide numbers reported on Monday showed downward trends.

In the last 24 hours, ODH reported 932 new positive tests, 359 below the 21-day statewide average of 1,291. It's 801 below the single-day high of 1,733 reported on July 10.

The state reported 10 deaths, down 13 from the 21-day average of 23 and 37 below the 47 reported on July 31.

ODH reported 92 hospitalizations  in the last 24 hours, down seven from the statewide average of 99 and 68 below the peak of 170 on July 15.

There were 10 new ICU admissions in the last 24 hours, eight below the statewide average of 18 and 26 off the peak of 36 recorded on July 15.

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