Ohio reports single-day increase of 317 new COVID-19 cases, additional 22 deaths added to state’s total

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Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 2:27 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Wednesday, the Department of Health said 20,360 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,113,006 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 317 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Wednesday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 182,878 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 60,819 total hospitalizations reported on Wednesday, at least 8,343 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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