Ohio reports single-day increase of 6,369 new COVID-19 cases

Published: Sep. 4, 2021 at 2:15 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Saturday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 1,247,637 total coronavirus cases in the state since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 6,369 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Saturday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 215,031 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 66,628 total hospitalizations reported on Saturday, at least 8,933 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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