4 new deaths, child among 224 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

4 new deaths, child among 224 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Department of Public Health announced on Friday that there were four COVID-19 related deaths in the city, bringing the total cumulative deaths to 190 citywide.

There were 224 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 20,515 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 10-years-old to their 80s.

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

One case was transferred when CDPH learned the individual was not a Cleveland resident.

The Ohio Department of Health announced there was a single-day spike of 82 COVID-19 deaths and 9,535 new cases.

As of Jan. 8, there are 678,441 confirmed cases throughout the state.

Health officials reported more than 21.8 million cases and 367,929 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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