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Ohio reports single-day increase of 6,530 new COVID-19 cases, 300 additional hospitalizations

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Published: Sep. 30, 2021 at 2:26 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Ohio Department of Health said 21,945 coronavirus deaths have been reported with at least 1,413,972 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 6,530 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.

An additional 256,328 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 73,083 total hospitalizations reported on Thursday, at least 9,491 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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