CLEVELAND, Ohio – Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration announced Tuesday that 44 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus were confirmed in the city.

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

Five previously reported case were removed from Cleveland’s tally after it was determined the individuals were not Cleveland residents.

The new cases lift Cleveland’s total confirmed cases to 4,102 and involve patients ranging in age from under 10 years old to their 80s.

Cleveland Department of Public Health also identified an additional three probable cases, bringing that total to 550 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 4,652.

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.

The number of newly reported confirmed and probable coronavirus cases increased by 1,320 Tuesday from the day before, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

The department said 86,497 Ohioans have had the virus.

And 61,056 people are presumed recovered from COVID-19.

Tuesday’s increase is higher than the 21-day rolling average of 1,314. A week ago, the increase was 1,047.

Ohio’s record for daily reported cases is July 17, when there were 1,679, followed by last Friday, when there were 1,560 newly reported cases.

The number of people who have died of confirmed and probable coronavirus is 3,382 by Tuesday, an increase of 38 from Monday and higher than the 21-day average of 20 newly reported deaths a day.

As of Tuesday, Cuyahoga County reported 8,084 cases of coronavirus. That figure includes 790 classified as probable cases. There were 372 reported deaths. The numbers exclude the cases from the city of Cleveland.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated tally on Tuesday reported 4,280,135 cases and 147,672 deaths in the United States.

Those numbers tend to lag other reporting sites.

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reported that as of Tuesday evening 4,309,230 people had become infected with the coronavirus. By its tally, deaths in the United States totaled 148,817.

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