CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 4,715 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 147,744 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine held a regular COVID-19 briefing on Thursday afternoon.
The governor shared the latest version of the state’s color-coded threat level advisory system during Thursday’s briefing.
Stark and Ashland counties are two of the five regions to be elevated to a “Red Alert Level 3” area in the past week.
An additional 8,112 cases and 301 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 15,051 hospitalizations reported on Monday, at least 3,228 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.