32 new deaths, an additional 1,244 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

32 new deaths, an additional 1,244 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours
The empty world language room is shown at Orange High School in Pepper Pike. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) (Source: Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 4,076 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 118,076 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine held a COVID-19 briefing on Thursday afternoon where he provided guidance on how school districts will report COVID-19 cases in students and faculty members to the community and families.

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The governor shared the updated color-coded threat level advisory map with only six Ohio counties listed as “Red Alert Level 3″; the lowest number of “red” counties since the alert system was introduced in early July.

An additional 6,339 cases and 285 deaths are presumed to be linked to COVID-19 under the CDC expanded definitions and included in the Ohio Department of Health’s reporting.

Out of the 13,150 hospitalizations reported on Monday, at least 2,929 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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