TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30th, 2021
Huron County Public Health has released their latest weekly COVID-19 update.
The most recent reporting period of November 19th to 25th showed 244 cases, compared to the previous weeks’ case count of 280.
The health department says there may have been a delay in case reporting during the most recent period, which may also impact the case counts for the next reporting period.
The average age of cases for this reporting period was 37, with the highest number of cases reported in the 21 to 30 age group.
All Huron County zip codes are currently reporting cases, with the highest infection rate in the Collins zip code.
A look at other COVID numbers…
There were 5,700 cases reported statewide on Monday, higher than the 21-day rolling average of 5,100.
Huron County had 28 new reported cases on Monday.
The World Health Organization has issued a warning…that the COVID Omicron variant could lead to ‘surges with serious consequences’.
Yesterday, President Biden said his administration was responding, by developing a plan to promote vaccines.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Thanksgiving Holiday Report is now out.
During the five-day reporting period, from this past Wednesday through Sunday, 13 people were killed in 10 fatal crashes.
That compares to 2020, when 11 fatal crashes resulted in 11 people killed.
Of the 13 killed last week, 1 was a pedestrian, 4 were not wearing a seatbelt and 3 crashes involved impaired driving.
Troopers also arrested 300 people for operating a vehicle while impaired and about 150 for drugs during this year’s reporting period.
A Lorain man has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with the shooting death of a man from Sandusky.
According to the Sandusky Register, 23-year-old Exavier Cruz was sentenced Monday after originally pleading guilty to aggravated murder in the death of 41-year-old Tavon Myers in December of 2020.
Cruz will be eligible for parole in 30 years.
Police in Avon have charged a man with ‘inducing panic’.
This…after they received a report last night of a man with a gun, inside a home in the 42-hundred block of Stoney Ridge Road.
A corrections officer at the Huron County Sheriff’s Office was recently recognized for helping stop a possible suicide attempt.
According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, Sean Ackerman noticed a female inmate showing signs involving a mental health crisis, which led to the discovery of a noose under her bed.
Ackerman was given a certificate of appreciation by Sheriff Todd Corbin.
The City of Elyria is reminding owners of small businesses impacted by the COVID pandemic…
…the deadline to apply for American Rescue Plan grants is tomorrow, December 1st.
The deadline for “Essential Service Providers” is December 3rd.
Lorain County Public Health has announced the return of the Zero Proof Mix Off.
The free event is designed to increase awareness of sober driving and non-alcoholic drink options.
This year’s mix off will be held Thursday from 5:30 until 7:30 pm at the Spitzer Conference Center of Lorain County Community College.
Several social distance protocols will be in place, and you can check out details on the Facebook page of Lorain County Public Health.
If you had a mailbox stolen and/or damaged, the Huron County Sheriff’s Office may be able to help you out.
They’ve recovered mailboxes likely belonging to those on Murray Road.
Those affected can pick up their mailboxes at the Huron County Sheriff’s Office during normal business hours.
-The Cleveland Cavaliers won at Dallas last night, 114-96.
-In Monday Night Football, it was Washington over Seattle 17-15.
From the National Weather Service…
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 43.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.