Ohio reports 1,157 new COVID-19 cases, 20 new coronavirus-related deaths

Posted at 3:58 PM, Oct 03, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,157 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 157,966.

The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,019. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 148,892 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 94% of total cases.

There have now been 4,925 coronavirus-related deaths across the state, an increase of 20 over the previous day, lower than the 21-day average of 24.

There were 51 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.

The ODH reported 47 new hospitalizations today, with seven ICU admissions, both lower than the 21-day averages.

As of today, 136,330 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

There were 42,624 tests done on Oct. 1, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 3.1% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 3.2%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

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The median age of patients is 40 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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