Miami County Public Health COVID-19 Update
Information provided by the Miami County Department of Health
MIAMI COUNTY - Miami County is currently at an Orange #2 COVID-19 Risk Level. This is due to Miami County meeting the criteria for 3 of the 7 Alert Indicators:
- 50+ cases /100,000 population within last 2 weeks
- New cases trajectory increase over a 5 day period
- More than 50% of new cases are from non-congregate care living
This risk level indicates increased exposure and spread of COVID-19. It is advised that community members exercise a high degree of caution and follow all current health orders. Limit events over ten people and non-essential activities as much as possible. In addition to the 3 indicators met, Miami County is listed as a High Incidence area. This means that a county is flagged as high incidence when more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents over the last 2 weeks.
Since Aug 28th, 2020, there have been 193 new COVID-19 cases, 22 new hospitalizations and 5 new deaths reported. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Miami County to 1223, with 1021 confirmed cases and 202 probable cases, 122 hospitalizations and 48 deaths, with 955 presumed recovered.
We are seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Miami County. MCPH encourages community members to limit social gatherings. If it is necessary to go out, practice safe social distancing and wear a face covering when you are out in public. If you are sick or if you live with someone who is sick, stay home. Please do not attend school, sports activities, social gatherings, or other events. These are the only steps we can take to slow the spread.
MCPH will continue to work keeping the community safe and informed as the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in Miami County.