CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 4,580 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 141,585 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine held a briefing on Thursday, updating the state’s color-coded COVID-19 threat level advisory system.
Summit County’s status decreased to “Orange Alert Level 2," but Gov. DeWine announced that Portage County is the only region in Northeast Ohio to be classified as “Red Alert Level 3”
An additional 7,584 cases and 298 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 14,625 hospitalizations reported on Monday, at least 3,149 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.