2 deaths due to coronavirus reported

Wood County has had 1,567 coronavirus cases, including confirmed and probable, according to a Monday health department update. There were 1,555 on Monday.

There have been 74 deaths, which is an increase of two since Monday.

The latest deaths were two women, in their 70s and 80s.

There have been 34 men and 40 women who have died. Of the women, 12 were in their 90s, 13 in their 80s, 11 in their 70s, two in their 60s and two in their 50s. Of the men, two were in their 90s, 18 were in their 80s, eight in their 70s and six in their 60s.

There are 79 active cases. This is down from 84 on Monday.

There have been 144 hospitalizations since March, which is unchanged since Monday. The age range is 1-102 and the median age is 39. There are 720 males and 847 females.

There have been 321 long-term care coronavirus cases in Wood County. This number is updated on Wednesdays.

Wood County remains at a level 2 state alert. The alerts from the state are updated on Thursdays.

Statewide, there are 132,118 confirmed cases and 4,207 confirmed deaths.


Jyotshana Gautam and Sudhan Pachhain, a son, Sept. 14, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly after 5 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 47.

Extended: Sunny on Friday, with a high near 64. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 45. Sunny on Saturday, with a high near 63. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 44. Sunny on Sunday, with a high near 69. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 46. Sunny on Monday, with a high near 74.