Ohio reports single-day increase of 349 new COVID-19 cases, additional 47 deaths added to state’s total

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Updated: Jun. 22, 2021 at 3:14 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 20,207 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,109,374 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 349 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Tuesday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 181,773 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 60,304 total hospitalizations reported on Tuesday, at least 8,277 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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