Ohio reports 1,178 new COVID-19 cases, 21 new coronavirus-related deaths, both below 21-day average

Posted at 3:21 PM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 21:08:32-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,178 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 105,426.

The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,202. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 99,856 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 95% of total cases.

There were 130 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. Cleveland reported 33 new coronavirus cases, bringing their total to 4,611.

There have now been 3,755 coronavirus-related deaths across the state, an increase of 21 over the previous day, but lower than the 21-day average of 24.

The ODH reported 122 new hospitalizations today, with 22 ICU admissions, both of which were higher than the 21-day average.

As of today, 83,642 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

There were 24,573 tests done on August. 11, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 5.6% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 5%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

The median age of patients is 42 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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