2:30 PM: Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds Dec. 18 COVID-19 briefing

Posted at 7:28 AM, Dec 18, 2020

PARMA, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Board of Health will hold it's weekly Friday briefing on the county's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The virtual briefing will begin at 2:30 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:

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Thursday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 11,412 new COVID-19 cases in Ohio. The state now has a total of 596,178 cases of coronavirus.

Cuyahoga County reported 936 new cases. There are a total of 59,363 cases of COVID-19 in the county.

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