Ohio reports single-day increase of 2,340 new COVID-19 cases

Ohio reports single-day increase of 2,340 new COVID-19 cases
Members of the Ohio National Guard help administer COVID-19 vaccines at Cleveland State's Wolstein Center (Source: Provided Photo)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 18,917 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,043,729 cases since the start of the pandemic.

The 24-hour increase of 2,340 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Tuesday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 162,831 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 54,334 total hospitalizations reported on Tuesday, at least 7,562 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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