There were 74 new cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths for Butler County on Monday.
That comes after 306 cases over the weekend, along with 13 deaths. The death toll due to COVID-19 in Butler County is now at 252 according to the Department of Health.
While we’re awaiting the latest update from the Butler Health System, the latest data from last Friday showed a significant decline in hospitalizations with Butler Memorial Hospital treating 44 patients for the coronavirus, with seven COVID patients in the ICU.
Statewide the death toll increased to 17,853 and hospitalizations rose to 5,232.