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Ohio reports single-day increase of 2,791 new COVID-19 cases

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Published: Nov. 6, 2021 at 2:04 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Saturday, the Ohio Department of Health said 1,567,834 coronavirus cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 2,791 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Saturday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 302,463 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 80,979 total hospitalizations reported on Saturday, at least 10,259 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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