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There are now 247 positive COVID-19 cases in Ohio; 3 deaths

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Posted at 2:03 PM, Mar 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-21 15:03:14-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — There are now 247 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of health.

As of Saturday, three people have died from the virus.

The age ranges of the cases are between 1 and 91-years-old with a median age of 51 years. 108 of the patients are females and 139 patients are males. Fifty-eight of those patients required hospitalization.

Friday, there were 169 confirmed cases in the state.

Two deaths were reported Friday—one in Lucas County and one in Erie County.

Number of counties with cases:

Ashland (1), Ashtabula (1), Belmont (2), Butler (16), Clark (1), Clermont (2), Coshocton (2), Cuyahoga (92), Darke (1), Defiance (2), Delaware (4), Erie (1), Franklin (21), Gallia (1), Geauga (1), Hamilton (8), Huron (1), Lake (4), Licking (1), Lorain (14), Lucas (4), Mahoning (14), Marion (1), Medina (9), Miami (11), Montgomery (1), Richland (1), Stark (8), Summit (15), Trumbull (3), Tuscarawas (1), Union (1), Warren (2)

According to Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, there are hot spots in several areas in Ohio including Cleveland, Dayton, Cuyahoga County and Tuscarawas County.

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

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Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Ohio, a timeline of Governor Mike DeWine's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Northeast Ohio, and link to more information from the Ohio Department of Health, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, the CDC and the WHO.

View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.

Here is everything you need to know about testing for coronavirus in Ohio.

Here's a list of things in Northeast Ohio closed due to coronavirus concerns

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