CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 17,189 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 972,605 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Gov. Mike DeWine is expected to hold a statewide address on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
The 24-hour increase of 1,875 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Thursday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.
An additional 140,708 total cases are presumed to be linked to COVID-19 under the CDC expanded definitions and included in the Ohio Department of Health’s reporting.
Out of the 50,695 total hospitalizations reported on Thursday, at least 7,181 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.