Despite slight increase on Sunday, Ohio continues to trend down in daily COVID-19 cases

Posted at 4:16 PM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 20:01:18-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The total daily COVID-19 cases in Ohio continues to trend downwards, despite a slight increase Sunday as the Ohio Department of Health reported 365 new cases, more than the 353 reported Saturday but lower than the 21-day average of 503.

There have now been a total of 38,476 cases of COVID-19 in the state.

ODH reported 37 hospitalizations due to COVID-19 and seven ICU admissions, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 6,497 and total ICU admissions to 1,657. The daily number of reported hospitalizations is less than the 21-day average of 75 and the number of reported ICU admissions is lower than the 21-day average of 17.

There were seven reported deaths, down from the 15 reported deaths on Saturday and lower than the 21-day average of 36.

Cuyahoga County is on a streak of declination, with a decrease in cases over the past five days. On Sunday there were 31 new cases in Cuyahoga County, compared to the 38 cases reported Saturday, 57 cases reported Friday, 63 cases reported Thursday and 88 cases reported on Wednesday.

On Sunday, the Cleveland Department of Public Health was notified of 19 new confirmed COVID-19 test results in residents of the city and five new fatalities. There have been a total to 1,726 confirmed cases in Cleveland and 62 total fatalities. The new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from in their 20s to in their 90s. The new fatalities include four males and one female whose ages range from in their 50s to in their 80s.

To date, there have been 466,279 people tested for COVID-19 in the state of Ohio.

The data in the charts above is updated daily. After 24 hours, it may not reflect the statistics on the date this story was published.

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