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Five cases of coronavirus confirmed in Avon Lake

All patients are being quarantined at home.
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AVON LAKE, Ohio — Officials in Avon Lake are reporting that five people have tested positive for coronavirus. 

Avon Lake Mayor, Greg Zilka, says the first case was reported Wednesday. All of the patients are being quarantined at home, the city said in a Facebook post. 

" Each case has been vetted by the health department to determine if anyone they may have been in contact with needs to be sequestered," the post read. 

The message also encouraged residents to follow the guidelines and recommendations of Gov. Mike DeWine and State health officials. 

The Mayor is expected to address residents in a recorded video message that will be posted to the city's website Monday afternoon. 

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