Coronavirus in Ohio: Butler County reports ninth COVID-19 death, first person under 60


BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Butler County General Health District officials said in a press release that a ninth Butler County resident who tested positive for COVID-19 has died.

The ninth patient was a male, 50, and the first resident who was under 60-years-old to die from COVID-19. The Health District is not disclosing additional information, citing privacy concerns. 

“We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends.” said Health Commissioner Jennifer Bailer. “This serves as a very unfortunate reminder that older persons are not the only age group at risk of dying from this serious disease.”

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