CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 19,337 coronavirus deaths have been verified in the state of Ohio with at least 1,077,284 cases since the start of the pandemic.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine did not schedule a COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday afternoon.
The 24-hour increase of 1,285 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 172,515 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 56,846 total hospitalizations reported on Tuesday, at least 7,856 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.