This information is updated weekly.
The graphs below displays confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lorain County. The data does not include cases who reside in a long-term care facility or a correctional facility. In order to be counted in these data, a confirmed case must have a positive COVID-19 test. For more insight on long term care facilities see these links: Confirmed cases by county and Deaths by county.
COVID-19 cases in Lorain County schools are reported to Lorain County Public Health and Ohio Department of Health weekly. View local school case data since September 7, 2020.
COVID-19 Cases in Lorain County, OH is based on the Earliest Known Date (EKD) of symptom onset, which is why some cases may appear before March 14th. Confirmed cases per day are shown in the bars, while the line is the 7-day moving average of new cases per day in Lorain County.
The Recovery Graph gives a complete picture of confirmed cases in Lorain County. It demonstrates how many people could still potentially spread COVID-19 as an existing case. It also demonstrates cases that have recovered. Displaying the data in this way allows us to see the proportion of existing cases to recovered cases at a quick glance. It also helps us learn about how long it is taking for confirmed cases to recover.
The Call Volume Graph shows the number of calls per week that Lorain County Public Health has answered from the general public asking about COVID-19. LCPH staff continue to answer questions during business hours, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at 440-322-6367.
Community Level Data is available for jurisdictions with 20 or more cumulative cases. This is updated every 2 weeks on Friday.
The Community-Based Testing Table displays the results of four days of COVID-19 testing conducted by the Ohio National Guard, in partnership with Lorain County Public Health and Lorain County Health & Dentistry.
|Lorain County Community-Based Testing for COVID-19, 2020|
|Site (Date)||Tests Conducted||New Cases Identified||% Positive (New Cases)|
|Elyria (Jun. 19)||697||9||1.3%|
|Avon Lake (Aug. 19-20)||1,129||31||2.7%|
|Lorain (Aug. 24)||336||9||2.7%|
|Elyria (Sept. 19th)||241||7||2.9%|
|Oberlin (Oct. 9)||298||2||0.7%|
The brief video below demonstrates the change Lorain County Public Health has observed in affected age groups from March through July 2020.
Learn how LCPH uses contact tracing to slow the spread of COVID-19.