Ohio reports 2,915 new COVID-19 cases, 10 new coronavirus-related deaths

Posted at 2:21 PM, Oct 31, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 2,915 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 215,697.

The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 2,297. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 203,356 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 94% of total cases.

There were 222 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. Cleveland reported 56 new cases Saturday. The city has a total of 6,446 cases.

There have now been 5,301 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 10 new deaths were reported today, lower than the 21-day average of 14.

The ODH reported 163 new hospitalizations today, higher than the 21-day average of 132. The state also reported 18 ICU admissions, which is lower than the 21-day average of 21.

As of today, 168,884 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

There were 55,515 tests done on Oct. 29, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 7.1% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 6.5%. 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 41 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 109 years old.

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