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

2 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 Friday that there were two COVID-19 related deaths in the city, bringing the total cumulative deaths to 206 citywide.

There were 161 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 21,798 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.

Two 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 67 COVID-19 deaths and 7,149 new cases.

As of Jan. 15, there are 719,642 confirmed cases and 9,030 confirmed fatalities throughout the state.

There are more than 23.5 million cases and 391,624 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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