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Latest COVID-19 Patient from Canton Featured

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The Ohio Department of Health has confirmed Ohio's fourth case of COVID-19 coronavirus is in Stark County.

The patient is reportedly a man in his mid-50's from Canton and is described as the first example of "community spread" COVID-19 in Ohio. That is to say that this patient has not traveled outside of the United States and has had no known contact with anyone else confirmed to have coronavirus.

The patient is currently hospitalized as local health officials are investigating what contact this person has had with the greater community. 

At last check there are 24 patients under investigation for COVID-19 coronavirus infection in Ohio. 

Here is the latest from the Stark County Department of Health

Here is the latest from the Ohio Department of Health

Here is the latest from the Centers for Disease Control

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