Ohio reports 1,244 new COVID-19 cases, 32 new coronavirus-related deaths

Posted at 3:06 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 19:01:03-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,244 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 118,868.

The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,017. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 112,489 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 95% of total cases.

There have now been 4,076 coronavirus-related deaths across the state, an increase of 32 over the previous day, higher than the 21-day average of 22.

There were 120 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. Cleveland reported 17 new cases, bringing their total to 4,913.

The ODH reported 107 new hospitalizations today, with nine ICU admissions.

As of today, 99,035 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

There were 22,612 tests done on Aug. 25, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 4.9% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 4.2%. 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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