1 new death, infant among 221 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

1 new death, infant among 221 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Department of Public Health announced on Tuesday that there was one COVID-19 related death in the city, bringing the total cumulative deaths to 184 citywide.

There were 221 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 19,862 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 1-year-old to their 90s.

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

There were seven cases transferred when the CDPH learned the individuals were not Cleveland residents.

The Ohio Department of Health announced there was a single-day spike of 104 COVID-19 deaths and 7,580 new cases.

As of Jan. 5, there are 656,581 confirmed cases and 8,352 confirmed fatalities throughout the state.

Health officials reported more than 20.98 million cases and 356,203 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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