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25 new cases of coronavirus in Cleveland, brings total to 377

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Posted at 7:04 PM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 19:04:40-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) was notified Thursday of 25 new positive COVID-19 tests in Cleveland residents, bringing the total confirmed cases in the city to 377.

A man in his 90's died from the virus, bringing the total number of deaths to 10.

The new cases include both males and females with ages ranging from their teens to their 90'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 8,239 confirmed cases and 373 fatalities in the State of Ohio. There are more than 658,000 confirmed cases and 32,000 deaths in the United States.

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