No new deaths, but teen among 25 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

No new deaths, but teen among 25 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland
As more than 30 states in the U.S. have seen a rise in new COVID-19 cases in the past week, health experts warn the surge could overwhelm hospitals.

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 18 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 5,772 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from their teens to their 70s.

Two previously reported cases were transferred from CDPH when health officials learned the individuals were not from Cleveland.

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

As of Wednesday, there are 163,558 confirmed cases and 4,725 fatalities throughout the state.

Health officials reported more than 7.89 million confirmed cases and 216,406 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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