Ohio nearing 30,000 total COVID-19 cases; 1,781 total deaths reported so far

Posted at 3:21 PM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-20 22:01:08-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 484 new coronavirus cases and 61 more COVID-19 deaths in Ohio Wednesday, bringing the total to 29,439 cases and 1,781 deaths statewide.

The 484 new cases are below the 21-day new case-per-day average of 578, while the 61 new deaths Wednesday is above the 21-day daily average of 40.

With 81 new hospitalizations reported Wednesday, there have been 5,198 total since the outbreak began.

The age range for coronavirus patients in Ohio is from less than 1 year old to 109 years old, with the median age of 50. Males make up 53% of coronavirus patients, while 46% of patients are female. Sixteen percent of coronavirus patients are healthcare workers, or 4,590 people total.

A total of 287,609 people have been tested in Ohio.

The City of Cleveland reported 55 new cases and one death. Cleveland has reported a total of 1,276 cases and 44 deaths.

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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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