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Ohio reports single-day increase of 729 new COVID-19 cases

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Published: Feb. 28, 2022 at 2:05 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Monday, the Ohio Department of Health said 2,653,940 coronavirus cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 729 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 595,837 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 112,363 total hospitalizations reported on Monday, at least 13,229 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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