Nine new cases of coronavirus in Cleveland brings total to 36

Posted at 7:39 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 20:11:09-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) was notified Monday of nine new positive COVID-19 tests in Cleveland residents, bringing the total confirmed cases in the city to 36.

The new cases include both males and females, whose ages range from one to 80, the city of Cleveland said.

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

There are now 442 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of health. As of Monday, six people have died from the virus.

As of Monday, there have been more than 41,000 confirmed cases and 500 deaths related to COVID-19 in the United States.

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