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Franklin County reports more than 100 coronavirus cases for sixth day in a row

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Posted at 3:08 PM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 20:01:21-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — Franklin County continues an upward trend after reporting more than 100 new coronavirus cases for the sixth day in a row.

The county reported 114 new cases on Tuesday, bringing their total to 8,029.

The State of Ohio remained above the 21-day average, reporting 590 new cases.

Ohio reported a spike in deaths Tuesday — 31 new deaths — bringing the total amount in the state to 2,735.

Hospitalizations and ICU admissions were also reported above the 21-day average.

According to the state, 51% of people getting tested are males and 49% are females.

The state said 667,077 people have been tested.

The City of Cleveland reported 35 new cases, bringing their total to 1,996.

Gov. DeWine said Tuesday that the state would begin releasing positivity data, showing the percent of total tests that came back positive versus negative. Lt. Gov. Husted said that since the end of May, the positivity rate of COVID-19 tests has hovered between 4 and 6%.

Editor's note: 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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