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Ohio reports single-day increase of 4,922 new COVID-19 cases, additional 177 hospitalizations

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Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 2:32 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Monday, the Ohio Department of Health said 26,851 coronavirus deaths have been reported with at least 1,735,925 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 4,922 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Monday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 354,107 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 87,953 total hospitalizations reported on Monday, at least 10,904 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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