4 new deaths, infant among 161 more confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

4 new deaths, infant among 161 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 were four COVID-19 related deaths in the city, bringing the total cumulative deaths to 199 citywide.

There were 161 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 21,309 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 1-year-old to their 80s.

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

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

The Ohio Department of Health announced there was a single-day spike of 100 COVID-19 deaths and 7,981 new cases.

As of Jan. 12, there were 702,846 confirmed cases and 8,805 confirmed fatalities throughout Ohio.

Health officials reported are more than 22.7 million cases and 379,365 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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