Cleveland reports 200th COVID-19 related death in city, child among 184 more confirmed cases

Cleveland reports 200th COVID-19 related death in city, child among 184 more confirmed cases
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Department of Public Health announced on Wednesday that there was one COVID-19 related death in the city, bringing the total cumulative deaths to 200 citywide.

There were 184 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 21,483 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 5-year-old to their 90s.

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

Ten 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 79 COVID-19 deaths and 6,701 new cases.

Health officials reported are more than 22.9 million cases and 383,113 deaths in the U.S. as of Jan. 13.

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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