Ohio reports single-day spike of 67 COVID-19 deaths and 5,942 new cases

Ohio reports single-day spike of 67 COVID-19 deaths and 5,942 new cases
(Source: HNN)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Monday, the Department of Health reported 9,1,43 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 727,423 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine did not schedule a briefing on Monday.

The 24-hour increase of 5,942 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Monday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

Additionally, 67 new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.

An additional 76,494 total cases and 881 deaths are presumed to be linked to COVID-19 under the CDC expanded definitions and included in the Ohio Department of Health’s reporting.

Out of the 39,112 total hospitalizations reported on Monday, at least 5,978 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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