CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health notified Cleveland it had confirmed 57 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in the city, Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration announced Friday.

No new deaths were reported. Eighty-three Cleveland residents have died as a result of the coronavirus.

The new cases lift Cleveland’s total confirmed cases to 4,235 and involve patients ranging in age from under 10 into their 90s.

Cleveland Department of Public Health has identified an additional 550 probable cases. Those cases, an expanded definition from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that captures suspected cases where there is no confirmed test, lifted the city’s total caseload to 4,785.

Those infected have ranged in age from less than 1 year old to more than 100 years old. The average age is 42 years old.

Thirteen percent of those cases required hospitalization, according to the Cleveland Department of Public Health.

Fifty-four percent of the cases involve women. About 59% of all those infected are African American. About 18% are white. Asian residents comprise about 1% of the cases. Race is unknown for 12% of the cases.

The Cleveland Department of Public Health will work to identify any people who were in close contact with the newly confirmed patients to determine who now would require testing or monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19.

Newly reported confirmed and probable cases increased 1,533 on Friday from the day before, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

A total of 91,159 Ohioans have either confirmed or probable COVID-19 cases.

The number of newly reported confirmed and probable deaths increased from Thursday by 47. A total of 3,489 people have died with coronavirus.

The newly reported deaths are over twice the 21-day rolling average of new deaths of 22.

As of Friday, Cuyahoga County reported 8,379 cases of coronavirus. That figure includes 846 classified as probable cases. There were 377 reported deaths. The numbers exclude the cases from the city of Cleveland.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated tally on Friday reported 4,473,974 cases and 151,499 deaths in the United States.

Those numbers tend to lag other reporting sites.

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reported that as of Friday evening its tally showed 4,556,232 people had become infected with the coronavirus. By its tally, deaths in the United States totaled 153,268.

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