Ohio reports 1,047 new COVID-19 cases, which is lower than the 21-day average

Posted at 3:07 PM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 20:02:56-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,047 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 77,215.

The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,211. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable.

There have now been 3,219 coronavirus-related deaths across the state, an increase of 30 over the previous day, higher than the 21-day average of 17.

There were 115 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.

Cleveland reported 44 new cases, bringing their total to 3,743.

The ODH reported 126 new hospitalizations today, with 23 ICU admissions, both of which were above the 21-day average.

As of today, 53,077 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

There were 17,542 tests done on July 19, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 5.9% percent were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 6.1%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

The median age of patients is 43 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 109 years old.

View more data from the ODH on their COVID-19 dashboard here.

Note: Some of the charts above are updated with new data daily, and after 24 hours, may not reflect the statistics at the time this story was published.

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