Coronavirus death toll reaches 10 in Ohio, 704 cases confirmed statewide

Eight new cases confirmed in Cleveland, bringing city’s total to 50

Coronavirus death toll reaches 10 in Ohio, 704 cases confirmed statewide
FILE - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) (Source: John Minchillo)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio Department of Health confirmed on Wednesday that at least 10 people have died from COVID-19.

  • 2 deaths in Cuyahoga County
  • 1 death in Erie County
  • 2 deaths in Franklin County
  • 1 death in Gallia County
  • 1 death in Lucas County
  • 1 death in Miami County
  • 2 deaths in Stark County

Statewide, 704 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in individuals ranging in age from less than 1 to 94 years old.

As of Wednesday afternoon, 14,764 COVID-19 tests have been administered in Ohio.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was joined by Dr. Amy Acton to provide a regular update on the latest coronavirus cases.

Gov. DeWine discusses death toll from COVID-19 in Ohio during daily briefing

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

According to the Ohio Department of Health data, 182 people who tested positive for COVID-19 have been hospitalized, including 75 intensive care admissions.

“This is the tip of the iceberg,” Dr. Acton said.

“This is the tip of the iceberg.” Both Dr. Acton and Gov. DeWine are expecting a "surge" in COVID-19 patients.

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Governor and Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Acton issued an executive stay-at-home order on Sunday, which took effect on Monday just before midnight.

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