Sad Anniversary: Six Months of Coronavirus Deaths in Stark

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Six months ago on Tuesday, Stark County saw its first death from the coronavirus.

A 58-year-old man from Nimishillen Township who had underlying health issues died on March 22.

The total death toll in the county has remained at 168 for the last week.

4,623 Ohio deaths are tied to the virus, while the nation saw the death total surpass 200,000 yesterday.