Ohio reports single-day increase of 995 new COVID-19 cases

Ohio reports single-day increase of 995 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 Monday, the Department of Health said 19,285 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,075,999 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine scheduled a COVID-19 briefing on Monday afternoon:

The 24-hour increase of 995 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Monday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 172,053 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 56,642 total hospitalizations reported on Monday, at least 7,836 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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