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7,102 new COVID-19 cases, data from lab delay included in total, Ohio Department of Health reports

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Published: Sep. 1, 2021 at 1:48 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Wednesday, the Ohio Department of Health said 20,866 coronavirus deaths have been reported with at least 1,228,002 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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The increase of 7,102 reported cases includes 1,021 positive test results that were concluded under antigen screening between Aug. 15 and Aug. 25, according to the Ohio Department of Health. A laboratory reporting delay is the reason for the higher case total.

Out of the 66,013 total hospitalizations reported on Wednesday, at least 8,861 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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