City of Cleveland reports 19 new cases; 2 additional fatalities

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Posted at 7:09 PM, Apr 17, 2020

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) was notified Friday of 19 new positive COVID-19 tests in Cleveland residents, bringing the total confirmed cases in the city to 396.

On Friday, the city also reported two new fatalities—a woman in her 90s and a woman in her 50s.

There have now been 12 total COVID-19 related deaths in the city, according to officials.

The new cases include both males and females, whose ages range from less than 10-years-old to in their 90s, the city of Cleveland said.

CDPH is working to identify those who may have come into close contact with the residents who tested positive for potential testing or monitoring, according to CDPH.

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