CLEVELAND (WJW) – The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports 23 more cases of coronavirus among residents.
According to a press release, this brings the total to 4,178 cases and 88 deaths in the city.
Newly confirmed cases include men and women, ranging in age from 20 to 70 years. CDPH is working to identify their close contacts who will require testing or monitoring of COVID-19 symptoms.
City health officials released a billboard on social media early Thursday to help citizens identify what symptoms they should look for.
The latest Cleveland numbers come after the state of Ohio reported a single one-day record of 1,733 coronavirus cases.
There have been a total of 89,626 confirmed and potential cases of COVID-19 in the state since the onset of the pandemic, which includes 1,733 reported cases Thursday, along with a total of 3,442 deaths.
An estimated 64.9111 Ohioans are now thought to have recovered from the virus.
Thirteen counties, including Cuyahoga County which houses Cleveland, are now under a Level 3 Public Health Emergency Alert.
Friday at 2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish and the County Health Board will hold a virtual media briefing to provide updates and data on the COVID-19 pandemic in Cuyahoga County.
Citizens can watch the conference on the district’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Meanwhile, Governor Mike DeWine’s mandate for all of Ohio remains in place. Face masks should be worn in public spaces and while outdoors, when six feet of social distance is not possible.
Moreover, health executives in Ohio also recommend that citizens avoid non-essential travel. Ohioans traveling to high-risk areas (identified below) must self-quarantine for 14 days after leaving those locations.
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