Ohio reports single-day increase of 579 new COVID-19 cases
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 20,299 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,111,903 cases since the start of the pandemic.
The 24-hour increase of 579 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 182,517 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 60,662 total hospitalizations reported on Thursday, at least 8,312 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.
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