CLEVELAND, Ohio – The city recorded 64 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus and 19 new deaths, Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration announced Monday.
The newly confirmed cases involved patients ranging in age from less than 10 years old into their 70s.
Ten cases were taken out of the Cleveland tally and transferred to other health departments when it was determined the patients did not live in Cleveland.
As of Monday, the total number of new cases confirmed in the city since March stood at 25,200, the city reported.
The deaths of 358 Clevelanders have been attributed to the coronavirus. The average age of those who died was 73 years old.
In addition, the health department has identified 1,655 probable cases. That figure, using an expanded definition from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, captures suspected cases where there is no confirmed test.
Cleveland had recorded a total of 26,855 cases as of Monday.
Those infected have ranged in age from less than 1 year old to more than 100 years old. The average age is 45 years old.
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Fifty-four percent of the cases involve women. About 40% of all those infected are African American. About 28% are white. Other races account for 12% of the patients. Race is unknown for 18% of the cases.
The Cleveland Department of Public Health reports that 5,848 patients have been released from isolation.
Across the state, the number of new coronavirus cases increased 1,452 to a total of 968,874 throughout the pandemic, according to the Ohio Department of Health on Monday.
Another 49 more deaths brought total deaths to 17,346 in Ohio.
The Cuyahoga County Board of Health reported 68,374 cases of coronavirus had been tallied as of Monday. The department reported a total of 1,368 deaths in its jurisdiction. The numbers exclude cases from the city of Cleveland.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s tally on Monday reported 28,405,925 cases, up 50,505 from the previous day. The CDC recorded 5116,839 deaths in the United States, an increase of 1,063 from the previous day.
Those numbers tend to lag other reporting sites.
Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reported that as of Monday evening its tally showed 28,659,243 people had become infected with the coronavirus. Its tally showed 514,320 deaths in the United States.