COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 614 new cases of novel coronavirus Saturday afternoon, which is higher than the 21-day average of 575.
Ohio now has a total of 31,408 reported cases of COVID-19.
Additionally, 84 new deaths were reported Saturday. That number comes is higher than the 21-day average of 45.
The 21-day hospitalization trend dropped with 58 new hospitalizations being reported which is less than the the 21-day trend of 82 cases. ICU admissions dropped slightly with 13 admissions reported Saturday. The 21-day trend sits at 17 admissions.
New cases in Cuyahoga County saw a drop Saturday with 89 cases reported versus Friday's 95 new cases.
The age range of Ohioans who have or have had coronavirus are between the ages of less than one to 109 years old. The median age of patients sits at 50 years old. Fifteen percent of the state’s total cases are health care workers, according to ODH.
It should be noted that while day to day cases numbers may fluctuate up and down, state health officials said that cases will continue a gradual rise as more testing becomes available.
So far, 314,374 Ohioans have been tested out of the state’s population of more than 11 million, the ODH reported. It's an increase of 8,610 patients tested since Friday.
Editor's note: The data in the charts above is updated daily. After 24 hours, it may not reflect the statistics on the date this story was published.
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