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WATCH: Cuyahoga County Board of Health and county officials hold COVID-19 briefing

Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Posted at 10:42 AM, Jan 05, 2022

CLEVELAND — The Cuyahoga County Board of Health and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish held a virtual news briefing to discuss the current surge of coronavirus cases in the county.

Watch the briefing in the media player below:

Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan and Board of Health Director of Epidemiology Jana Rush spoke during the briefing.

Cuyahoga County is experiencing the highest surge of COVID-19 of any county in the state, with a case rate of 3,023 per 100,000 residents over the last two weeks in December, according to Ohio Department of Health data, more than double the statewide average.

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