COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio's uptick in new COVID-19 cases continued Saturday, even while other key metrics dipped.
In the past 24 hours, the Ohio Department of Health has confirmed 1,242 new coronavirus cases among Ohioans. That's up slightly from Friday and up versus the state's three-week average of 1,067 COVID-19 cases per day.
Other key metrics, like COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations fell on Saturday.
Don't miss the latest updates from health and government officials in Ohio on the coronavirus. Sign up for Patch newsletters and news alerts.
Here are all of Saturday's COVID-19 numbers:
New cases: 1,242
New deaths: 8
New hospitalizations: 48
New ICU admissions: 7
Here is an example of #COVID19 spread from Summit County: 2 people visited a fraternal club not knowing they were contagious causing spread to employees, other club members, and family members. A total of 12 people tested positive, ages 29-81. 4 hospitalized/2 seriously ill. pic.twitter.com/cjUeP7DVLM
— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) September 10, 2020