Ohio reports 1,562 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths: Sunday update
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reported Sunday that while no new COVID-19 deaths have been reported statewide, the number of confirmed or probable infections of the novel coronavirus had risen to 181,787, up 1,562 since Saturday.
On Saturday, Ohio reported its highest number of coronavirus cases in a 24-hour span, tallying 2,234 new cases. In total, the department reported 5,067 deaths and 180,225 infections.
Ohio’s coronavirus figures tend to lag on weekends due to reporting delays.
Sunday’s new case count is slightly higher than the 21-day rolling average, which currently sits at 1,475 cases. The state has seen a spike in cases over the past week, inching the rolling average higher.
There are nearly 40 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and more than 1.1 million deaths worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. In the U.S., there are more than 8.1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and nearly 220,000 COVID-19 deaths.
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