HAMILTON--The Butler County Health Department says a third death has been linked to the Coronavirus in Butler County. Health Director Jennifer Bailer says it was a male in his 60's, who suffered from underlying health conditions. Family members are confirming it was Talawanda School District Treasurer Mike Davis, who passed away over the weekend. Butler County now has 130 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including a 35 year old male inmate at the Butler County Jail. Sheriff Richard Jones says the inmate and his cell mate were moved to the Court Street jail building, which was recently emptied and scrubbed clean for use by inmates who are confirmed with the virus. The cellmate did not have the virus. Statewide, the Department of Health says 7,153 Ohioans have been confirmed with Coronavirus, with 309 confirmed deaths. Around 2,156 patients have been hospitalized in Ohio.
(Photo: Mike Davis)