No new deaths, but child among 22 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

No new deaths, but child among 22 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 Thursday that there were no new reported deaths in the city, which keeps the total cumulative deaths at 148 citywide.

However, there are 22 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 5,794 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from under 5-years-old their 70s.

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

The Ohio Department of Health announced there were 2,178 coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours, which is the highest 24-hour spike with regular testing for the second day in a row.

As of Thursday, there are 165,627 confirmed cases and 4,730 fatalities throughout the state.

Health officials reported more than 7.96 million confirmed cases and 217,497 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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