Cleveland Clinic reports highest percent positive of COVID-19 tests on Thursday since start of pandemic

Cleveland Clinic reports highest percent positive of COVID-19 tests on Thursday since start of pandemic
(Source: Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Clinic health system reported the highest percent positive of COVID-19 tests conducted on symptomatic patients in Northeast Ohio on Thursday.

Thirty-two percent of symptomatic patients tested at the Cleveland Clinic on Thursday were positive for the coronavirus.

The Cleveland Clinic said that’s the highest positivity rate since the start of the pandemic months ago.

The state of Ohio also set a record on Thursday with over 7,100 new coronavirus cases reported in a 24-hour period.

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