Summit County reaches 1,000 coronavirus cases

Posted at 3:08 PM, May 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-17 15:08:25-04

SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — As cases in Ohio remain steady, Summit County reports more than 1,000 total cases on Sunday.

Summit County reported 9 new cases on Sunday, bringing their total to 1,004.

The county has had a slow, steady climb to reach the 1,000 case mark.

They are the seventh county to reach that mark. The other counties that are ahead of Summit are Franklin, Cuyahoga, Marion, Pickaway, Hamilton, Lucas and Mahoning.

For the third day in a row, the number of daily COVID-19 cases reported in the state saw a decrease.

Ohio reported 449 new cases Sunday, bringing the total to 27,923.

There have been 4,921 hospitalizations and 1,625 people have died from coronavirus to date in Ohio.

Note that the data in the charts and maps above is updated daily, and after 24 hours, they may not reflect the statistics on the date this story was published.

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