1,842 COVID-19 cases, 77 deaths reported in Ohio in 24 hours

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW)– The Ohio Department of Health released new COVID-19 numbers for the state Wednesday afternoon.

In the last 24 hours, 1,842 cases, 77 deaths, 137 hospitalizations and 10 intensive care unit admissions were reported to the state health department.

The Ohio Department of Health said the Bureau of Infectious Diseases and Bureau of Vital Statistics continues to reconcile the state’s death data. That’s after about 4,000 COVID-19 fatalities were underreported. The review will results in some fluctuations in death numbers.

There have been 959,995 total reported cases and 17,045 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the health department. It is presumed that 897,425 have recovered.

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