COVID-19 update center

The Putnam County Health Department is working in collaboration the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and community partners to closely monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

You can take steps to prevent COVID-19, and other illnesses such as the cold and flu, by covering your cough, washing your hands frequently, staying home when ill, and practicing social distancing.

Putnam County COVID-19 Update 2.24.21

This page will be updated each Wednesday after 2pm. For daily state and county level data, visit the interactive COVID-19 Ohio dashboard at

cumulative total


3313 lab confirmed, 654 probable.


Total Cases per Week (Sunday-Saturday)

The chart now includes total case counts (includes both confirmed and probable cases). Data is preliminary

Age range


Deaths (total)


*Lag times in receiving death certificates causes a delay in death reporting

Active Cases


Number of individuals who are positive for COVID-19 and are currently under isolation.  The number of active cases may not be reflected in the total case county due to data lag times.

Presumed recovered


Cases in which the onset of symptoms is greater than or equal to 21 days and are not deceased.

Total Hospitalizations


+4 since 2.17.21

Cases by Gender

2172 Female, 1795 Male

There are some individuals who are no longer active cases but are also not yet considered presumed recovered.  Due to data lags, that exact figure is not available at this time.

Resources for more COVID-19 Information