CLEVELAND, Ohio – The city recorded 105 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus and 14 more deaths on Thursday, Mayor Frank Jackson’s government said.
The newly confirmed cases were in patients aged less than one year through their eighties.
The total for new deaths is only exceeded by the 15 reported on September 1 and is equal to the cumulative total for the past two weeks.
The deaths of 244 Clevelanders have been attributed to coronavirus. The average age of the deceased was 73 years.
As of Thursday, the total number of new cases confirmed in the city since March stood at 24,432, the city reported.
In addition, the health department has identified 1,536 likely cases. Using an expanded definition from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this figure captures suspected cases for which there is no confirmed test.
Cleveland had registered a total of 25,968 cases on Thursday.
The infected were between less than 1 year and more than 100 years old. The average age is 45 years.
Six percent of these cases required hospitalization.
54 percent of the cases affect women. About 43% of all those infected are African American. About 26% are white. Other races make up 14% of patients. The breed is unknown in 17% of the cases.
The Cleveland Department of Public Health reported that 5,213 patients were released from isolation.
All over the state The number of people who died of coronavirus in the state rose by 721 on ThursdayThe Ohio Department of Health is working to correct a major data error.
The state admitted last night that it had undercounted the death toll by about 4,000 – an undercount of around 30%. Daily deaths in Ohio are expected to rise over the next few days as the Department of Health adds the additional death data.
Governor Mike DeWine said about 650 of these deaths.
The number of new cases rose by 2,806 on Thursday to a total of 931,437 since the pandemic began.
The The Cuyahoga County Health Department reported 65,239 cases the coronavirus had been counted from Thursday, an increase of 230 from the previous day. The department reported a total of 1,032 deaths in its jurisdiction, 29 more than on Wednesday. The numbers exclude cases from the city of Cleveland.
The The list of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 27,127,858 cases on Thursday, an increase of 97,309 from the previous day. The CDC recorded 470,110 deaths in the U.S., up 3,645 from the previous day.
These numbers tend to lag behind other reporting sites.
Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reported that 27,389,196 people were infected as of Thursday evening with the coronavirus. The record found 475,040 deaths in the United States.