No new deaths, but 45 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland range in age from under 10 to over 100-years-old

No new deaths, but 45 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland range in age from under 10 to over 100-years-old
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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 45 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 5,994 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from less than 10-years-old to over 100-years-old.

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

“The pandemic is not over,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “We have seen numbers steadily increasing again and we know there are basic steps all Clevelanders can take to ensure that does not continue – wash hands frequently, maintain social distancing and above all wear a mask.”

As of Thursday, there are 179,424 confirmed cases and 4,850 fatalities throughout the state.

Health officials reported more than 8.39 million confirmed cases and 222,896 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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