CLEVELAND (WJW) – The Cleveland Department of Public Health reports 23 more cases of coronavirus among residents.
According to a press release, this brings a total of 4,178 cases and 88 deaths in the city.
New confirmed cases include men and women ranging in age from 20 to 70 years. CDPH works to identify their close contacts that would require testing or monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19.
Earlier Thursday, city health officials posted a chart on social media to help citizens identify what symptoms to look for.
Cleveland’s latest data comes after Ohio reported a one-day record of 1,733 coronavirus cases.
There have been a total of 89,626 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the country since the start of the pandemic, which includes the additional 1,733 cases reported Thursday, along with a total of 3,442 deaths.
It is estimated that 64.3111 Ohioians are now recovering from the virus.
Thirteen counties, including Cuyahoga County, where Cleveland is located, are already below Level 3 public health alert level 3.
Cuyahoga County Executive Director Armond Budish and the County Health Council will hold a virtual media briefing on Friday at 2:30 p.m. to provide updates and data on the COVID-19 pandemic in Cuyahoga County.
Citizens can watch the briefing on the county’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Meanwhile, Gov. Mike Dewin’s term for the entire Ohio remains in effect. Face covers should be worn in public places and while outdoors when six feet from a social distance is not possible.
In addition, Ohio health officials also recommend that citizens avoid insignificant travel. Ohioians traveling to high-risk areas (listed below) must be quarantined for 14 days after leaving those places.
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