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Ohio reports single-day spike of 31 COVID-19 deaths and 4,481 new cases

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Updated: Jan. 24, 2021 at 2:03 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Sunday, the Department of Health reported 10,711 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 864,322 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Gov. Mike DeWine did not schedule a COVID-19 briefing on Sunday.

The 24-hour increase of 4,481 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Sunday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.

Also, 31 new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.

An additional 106,700 total cases and 1,156 deaths are presumed to be linked to COVID-19 under the CDC expanded definitions and included in the Ohio Department of Health’s reporting.

Out of the 44,783 total hospitalizations reported on Sunday, at least 6,521 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.

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