TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16th, 2021
Huron County Public Health has released their latest COVID-19 weekly update.
The case count for the latest reporting period of November 5th to 11th increased to 220 after being at 206 the previous week.
The average age of cases for this reporting period decreased from 40 to 38, with the highest number of cases for the reporting week in the 31 to 40 age group.
All Huron County zip codes are currently reporting cases, with the highest infection rate in the Bellevue zip code.
A look at other COVID numbers…
Statewide, there were about 3,900 cases reported Monday, just a tad under the 21-day rolling average of around 4,000.
Huron County saw 35 new cases on Monday.
Health officials across the country are expecting another spike in COVID cases, after Thanksgiving.
They consider family gatherings, potential ‘super-spreaders’.
Since Halloween, COVID cases nationwide are up 23-percent.
There is still time to flee the flu, and today,
Lorain County Public Health will host a flu and COVID vaccination clinic at the Old Stone Church in Amherst.
It’ll run from 10 am until 1 pm.
Perkins Police say you might see more of them patrolling the neighborhoods.
This comes after several reports of vehicle entries in Perkins Township last weekend.
Authorities advise residents to take a number of safety precautions including locking their car and to never leave any valuables in sight.
Residents of Elyria will pay more for water and sewer service in the coming years.
According to the Chronicle Telegram, the rate-hikes will take effect in 2023 and 2024, to cover the cost of unfunded mandates by the U-S E-P-A.
The city of Elyria will soon have a new Police Chief.
The Civil Service Commission has recommended Captain William Pelko for the top job.
Captain Pelko would follow Chief Duane Whitely, who’s retiring next month after 31 years in law enforcement.
The Ohio Department of Public Safety has awarded a 50-thousand-dollar federal grant to Lorain County Public Health.
The money is earmarked for traffic-safety-efforts.
Over $35,000 is going to improve a couple of trails in the Wakeman area.
According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, the Village of Wakeman has received a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for asphalt paving of the North Coast Inland Trail and Red Cap Park trailhead.
A road closure today in Sandusky…
Market Street, from Columbus Avenue to the middle of the block, will be shut down to traffic from 7 am to 4 pm, due to construction work.
Detour signs are planned to be in place.
-The Cleveland Cavaliers lost to Boston last night, 98-92.
-In men’s college basketball, Ohio State beat Bowling Green last night, 89-58.
From the National Weather Service…
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Increasing clouds, with a temperature falling to near 39 by 8 pm, then rising to around 51 during the remainder of the night.
A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.