1 new death, child among 255 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

1 new death, child among 255 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Department of Public Health announced on Thursday that there was one COVID-19 related death in the city, bringing the total cumulative deaths to 186 citywide.

There were 255 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 20,292 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 10-years-old to their 90s.

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 was a single-day spike of 94 COVID-19 deaths and 10,251 new cases.

As of Jan. 7, there are 670,586 confirmed cases and 8,522 confirmed fatalities throughout the state.

Health officials reported more than 21.48 million cases and 364,063 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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