There were 208 new cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths for Butler County on Friday.
That now brings the total number of deaths in the county to 233 according to the Department of Health.
The latest update from Butler Health System shows a significant decline in hospitalizations over the past two days. As of Friday morning, Butler Memorial Hospital was treating 44 patients for the coronavirus, with seven COVID patients in the ICU. BMH reported two deaths to the Department of Health on Wednesday.
Statewide, there were 10,178 new cases, 215 additional deaths, and 5,491 patients hospitalized for COVID-19—which is down slightly from Thursday.