17 new cases of coronavirus in Cleveland, brings total to 352

Posted at 8:21 PM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 20:21:17-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) was notified Wednesday of 17 new positive COVID-19 tests in Cleveland residents, bringing the total confirmed cases in the city to 352.

The department reported three new coronavirus deaths in the city. They were a woman in her 80’s, a man in his 70’s and a woman in her 90’s.

There have been a total of nine fatalities. The city said fatalities range from less than a year old to their 90's/

The new cases include both males and females with ages ranging from their 20's to their 70's.

CDPH is working to identify any close contacts of these residents who would require testing or monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19.

As of Wednesday, there are more than 7,628 confirmed cases and 346 fatalities in the State of Ohio. There are more than 630,000 confirmed cases and 27,000 deaths in the United States.

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