Coronavirus: Daily case record broken for third straight day in Ohio, test positivity rate grows again

Coronavirus: Daily case record broken for third straight day in Ohio, test positivity rate grows again

MIAMI VALLEY — The Ohio Department of Health reported another record daily high for new COVID-19 cases with an additional 2,518 cases reported Friday. It’s the third straight day the record has been broken

An additional 184 hospitalizations were reported Thursday. An additional 23 deaths were reported, which is higher than the 21-day average of 13.

The rolling 7-day testing positivity rate rose .1 to 5.1 percent.

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As of Saturday afternoon, there have been at least 195,806 confirmed or probable cases in the state, 5,206 deaths, and 18,006 hospitalizations, according to the Ohio Department of Health. 157,744 people are presumed to have recovered from the virus in the state.

Ohio has an estimated population of approximately 11.7 million, census records show.

There have been 4,138,491 people tested for the coronavirus in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

A total of 19,764 health care workers have tested positive which is about 10 percent of the cases.

LOCAL DEATHS:

· Darke - 51

· Clark - 57

· Greene - 42

· Miami - 58

· Mercer - 28

· Montgomery - 189

· Preble - 18

· Champaign - 3

· Butler - 131

· Auglaize - 18

· Warren - 66

· Shelby - 14

· Clinton - 13

· Logan - 3

LOCAL CASES REPORTED BY OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (Some health departments will report its own numbers prior to the numbers reaching the state):

· Darke - 1,167 cases, 883 presumed recovered (Total Population: 51,323)

· Clark - 2,565 cases, 1,969 presumed recovered (Total Population: 134,585)

· Greene - 2,395 cases, 1,674 presumed recovered (Total Population: 167,995)

· Miami - 2,072 cases, 1,585 presumed recovered (Total Population: 106,222)

· Mercer - 1,582 cases, 1,247 presumed recovered (Total Population: 40,959)

· Montgomery – 10,686 cases, 8,431 presumed recovered (Total Population: 532,331)

· Preble - 647 cases, 463 presumed recovered (Total Population: 40,997)

· Champaign - 413 cases, 333 presumed recovered (Total Population: 38,754)

· Butler - 8,557 cases, 6,662 presumed recovered (Total Population: 383,134)

· Auglaize - 1,054 cases, 693 presumed recovered (Total Population: 45,804)

· Warren - 4,359 cases, 3,325 presumed recovered (Total Population: 234,602)

· Shelby - 950 cases, 735 presumed recovered (Total Population: 48,627)

· Clinton - 493 cases, 327 presumed recovered (Total Population: 41,968)

· Logan - 442 cases, 351 presumed recovered (Total Population: 45,358)

Presumed recovered is defined as cases with a symptom onset date > 21 days prior who are not deceased.