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23 new cases of coronavirus in Cleveland, brings total to 259

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Posted at 6:35 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 18:35:33-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) was notified Thursday of 23 new positive COVID-19 tests in Cleveland residents, bringing the total confirmed cases in the city to 259.

There have been a total of two fatalities.

The new cases include both males and females with ages ranging from their teens 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 Thursday, there are more than 5,512 confirmed cases and 213 fatalities in the State of Ohio. There are more than 454,000 confirmed cases and 16,200 deaths in the United States.

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