CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Wednesday, the Department of Health said 18,388 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,004,670 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine did not schedule a COVID-19 briefing on Wednesday afternoon.
The 24-hour increase of 1,848 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 151,272 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 52,472 total hospitalizations reported on Wednesday, at least 7,364 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.