Cleveland reports 84 COVID-19 cases, most coronavirus cases in a single day

Posted at 9:09 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 21:09:54-04

CLEVELAND — The City of Cleveland reported the most coronavirus cases in a single day on Thursday.

The city reported 84 new cases, bringing their total to 2,488.

“Sadly, the City of Cleveland has hit another record number of coronavirus cases in a single day,” said Mayor Jackson. “Let me be clear about this - we are seeing a resurgence in coronavirus cases that will only worsen if individuals do not take proper precautions like wearing a mask, maintaining social distancing and washing your hands regularly.”

A woman in her 60s and a man in his 40s died from the virus, bringing the total number of fatalities to 77.

As of Thursday, there are 50,523 confirmed cases and 2,653 fatalities in the State of Ohio. There are more than 2.72 million confirmed cases and 128,574 deaths in the U.S.

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