Ohio reports single-day increase of 426 new COVID-19 cases, additional 41 deaths added to state’s total
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 20,009 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,105,329 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine did not schedule a COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday afternoon.
The 24-hour increase of 426 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 180,426 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 59,651 total hospitalizations reported on Tuesday, at least 8,188 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.
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