City health department reports 25 new coronavirus cases among Cleveland residents


CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been notified of 24 more confirmed cases of COVID-19.

According to a press release, this brings the total to 5,675 confirmed cases and 148 fatalities among city residents.

The new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from their teens to their 70s.

CDPH is working to identify their close contacts who would require testing or monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms.

This report comes just hours after the Ohio Department of Health reported the highest number of coronavirus cases in a 24-hour span the state has seen since the pandemic broke out.

There have been 166,102 total confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 4,994 deaths in the state since the pandemic began. It’s presumed that 141,642 have recovered. In the last 24 hours, 1,840 cases were reported, which is the highest count on record, along with 11 additional deaths.

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