COLUMBUS, Ohio (FOX19) - Butler County continues to rise on the list of the highest occurrence of COVID-19 cases per county.
With 246.1 cases per 100,000 people between Aug. 25 - Sept. 7, Butler County is now No. 2 on the state’s list, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
Butler County reported a total of 943 new COVID-19 cases between those dates, the ODH’s data shows.
This is now the second week in a row Butler County has moved up the county-by-county list.
The county went from eighth to fourth on the county list when the previous report was released.
Gov. Mike DeWine said at that time Miami University was impacting that ranking, primarily due to students testing positive following house parties.