2 new deaths; toddler among 54 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

2 new deaths; toddler among 54 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland
(Source: WISTV)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Department of Public Health announced on Friday that there were two new COVID-19 related deaths in the city, bringing the total cumulative deaths to 255 citywide.

There were 54 new confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the city, which brings the total cumulative to 24,758 confirmed cases citywide.

Health officials said the new confirmed cases include people whose ages range from 3-years-old to their 90s.

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

Eleven cases were transferred when health officials learned the individuals were not Cleveland residents.

There was an increase of 82 COVID-19 deaths and 2,306 new cases reported in Ohio in the last 24 hours.

As of Feb. 19, there are 817,493 confirmed cases and 14,204 confirmed fatalities throughout the state.

Health officials reported more than 27.8 million cases and 491,411 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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