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Ohio reports single-day increase of 9,584 new COVID-19 cases, additional 260 hospitalizations

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Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 2:08 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Friday, the Ohio Department of Health said 26,851 coronavirus deaths have been reported with at least 1,717,876 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 9,584 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Friday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

An additional 349,525 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 87,504 total hospitalizations reported on Friday, at least 10,868 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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