No new deaths, but 17 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

No new deaths, but 17 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland
(Source: WAVE 3 News)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Department of Public Health announced on Wednesday that there were no new reported deaths in the city, which keeps the total cumulative deaths at 148 citywide.

However, there are 17 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 5,333 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from their teens to their 90s.

CDPH is working to identify their close contacts who would require testing or monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms.

One case was transferred when health officials determined the individual was not a Cleveland resident.

As of Friday, there are 134,992 confirmed cases and 4,312 fatalities throughout the state.

Health officials said there are more than 6.69 million confirmed cases and 198,114 deaths in the U.S.

The City of Cleveland COVID-19 Dashboard displays the most recent preliminary data from the Ohio Department of Health about COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and recoveries in Cleveland by selected demographics. View the dashboard here.

CDPH does not release any additional demographic info related to COVID-19 cases aside from age range and gender for the privacy of the individuals.

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