Ohio reports single-day increase of 7,897 new COVID-19 cases
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 1,276,738 total coronavirus cases in the state since the start of the pandemic.
Wednesday case total: 1,268,841
The 24-hour increase of 7,897 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Thursday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.
24 individuals have been admitted to the intensive care units in the past 24 hours and 3,178 are currently battling COVID-19 in Ohio hospitals
So far, 21,020 Ohio residents have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.
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