Ohio reports single-day increase of 7,095 new COVID-19 cases

Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 3:29 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Friday, the Ohio Department of Health said 21,820 coronavirus deaths have been reported with at least 1,380,370 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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The 24-hour increase of 7,095 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 247,553 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 71,606 total hospitalizations reported on Friday, at least 9,346 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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