Ohio reports single-day increase of 6,823 new COVID-19 cases
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Wednesday, the Ohio Department of Health said 21,020 coronavirus deaths have been reported with at least 1,268,841 cases since the start of the pandemic.
The 24-hour increase of 6,823 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 219,747 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 67,439 total hospitalizations reported on Wednesday, at least 8,995 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.
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