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

No new deaths, but 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 Saturday 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 5,851 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from their 20s to their 70s.

One previously reported case was transferred from CDPH after health officials learned the individual was not from Cleveland.

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 2,234 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours, which was the highest number of cases throughout the state since the pandemic.

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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