CLEVELAND, Ohio – The city recorded 58 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus and two new deaths, Mayor Frank Jackson’s government said Thursday.
The newly confirmed cases were in patients aged less than two years through their 80s.
The deaths of 253 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 was 24,705, the city reported.
In addition, the health department has identified 1,523 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 26,228 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 40% of all those infected are African American. About 28% are white. Other races make up 12% of the patients. The breed is unknown 18% of the time.
The Cleveland Department of Public Health reported that 5,344 patients were released from isolation.
Nationwide, the number of newly reported coronavirus cases rose by 2,282 to 947,389 on Thursday.
Ninety-eight new deaths brought the total since the pandemic started to 16,611, according to the Ohio Department of HealthThe relatively high number of deaths on Thursday has to do with the agency continuing to cause 4,100 previously unreported deaths.
The The Cuyahoga County Health Department reported 66,443 cases of coronavirus had been counted from Thursday, 196 cases from Wednesday. The department reported a total of 1,270 deaths in its jurisdiction, eight more than on Wednesday. The numbers exclude cases from the city of Cleveland.
The The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention list reported 27,669,556 cases on Thursday, an increase of 69,165 from the previous day. The CDC recorded 489,067 deaths in the US, up 2,601 from the previous day.
These numbers tend to lag behind other reporting sites.
Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reported that 27,881,728 people were infected as of Thursday evening with the corona virus, an increase of 58,565 compared to Wednesday. The balance sheet showed 492,646 deaths in the United States, up 2,486 from the previous day.