No deaths, but 179 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

No deaths, but 179 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland
COVID-19 drive-thru testing event (Source: NBC12)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Department of Public Health announced on Saturday that there were 179 new cases of COVID-19 in the city, bringing the total cumulative cases to 21,962 citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from under 1-year-old to their 80s, according to a city Facebook post.

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

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

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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