COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 468 new cases of novel coronavirus Saturday afternoon, which is lower than the 21-day average of 540.
Ohio now has a total of 35,034 reported cases of COVID-19.
Additionally, 18 new deaths were reported Saturday. That number is lower than the 21-day average of 39.
Saturday, 64 new hospitalizations were reported which is less than the the 21-day trend of 81 cases. ICU admissions dropped slightly with 15 admissions reported Saturday. The 21-day trend sits at 17 admissions.
New cases in Cuyahoga County saw a drop Saturday with 51 cases reported versus Friday's 107 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 49 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 case numbers may fluctuate up and down, state health officials said that cases will continue a gradual rise as more testing becomes available.
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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