COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,453 new COVID-19 cases in the state today -- over 400 more than the 21-day rolling average of 1,037 -- bringing the total number of cases to 124,610.
These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 118,048 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 95% of total cases.
During Tuesday's news conference, Gov. Mike DeWine again said that social gatherings remain hubs for spread.
This thread has some more recent examples of #COVID19 spread linked to gatherings in Ohio. pic.twitter.com/sBw5AXgTnE— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) September 1, 2020
There have now been 4,165 coronavirus-related deaths across the state, with 27 new deaths reported, which is higher than the 21-day average of 22.
There were 90 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. Cleveland reported 18 new cases and 15 deaths.
The ODH reported 103 new hospitalizations today, with 14 ICU admissions, both above the 21-day average.
As of today, 104,024 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.
There were 19,801 tests done on Aug. 30, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 4.1% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 4.4%. 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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