Ohio reports single-day increase of 5,379 new COVID-19 cases
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Saturday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 1,385,749 total coronavirus cases in the state since the start of the pandemic.
The 24-hour increase of 5,379 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Saturday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.
An additional 248,759 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 71,783 total hospitalizations reported on Saturday, at least 9,365 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.
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