Ohio reports over 4,000 cases for the second day in a row; 55 deaths once again top 21-day average

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Posted at 2:54 PM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 20:01:49-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 4,071 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 230,209.

The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 2,693. It is the second-highest daily case total reported so far, and just the second time that the Ohio Department of Health has reported more than 4,000 cases over a 24-hour period. The first time was on Tuesday, when 4,229 cases were reported.

The number of new cases reported includes both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 217,119 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 94% of total cases.

There were 318 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. Cleveland reported 104 new cases and one death.

There have now been 5,428 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 55 new deaths were reported today, higher than the 21-day average of 19.

The ODH reported 186 new hospitalizations today, with 22 ICU admissions, both slightly above the 21-day average.

As of today, 176,415 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

There were 37,777 tests done on Monday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 8.9% were positive, which is the highest daily positivity rate since the beginning of May. The average positivity rate over the previous seven days is 7.2%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

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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