Cleveland surpasses 2,000 coronavirus cases

Posted at 8:05 PM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 20:05:15-04

CLEVELAND — The City of Cleveland surpassed 2,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday.

Cleveland reported 53 new cases, bringing their total to 2,049.

The city has reported 75 deaths from the virus.

The health department is working to identify their close contacts who would require testing or monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms.

The state of Ohio reported 632 new cases of novel coronavirus, which is higher than the 21-day average of 475. The state now has a total of 46,759 reported cases of COVID-19.

New cases in Cuyahoga County saw a spike with 144 cases reported. That's the largest number of cases the county has seen since May 21 and the third overall highest number of cases in the county since the pandemic began.

As of Wednesday, there are 43,363 confirmed cases and 2,516 fatalities in the State of Ohio. There are more than 2.36 million confirmed cases and 121,746 deaths in the U.S.​​​

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