COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio's surge of COVID-19-related deaths continued Wednesday.
In the past 24 hours, health officials confirmed 49 Ohioans died from COVID-19 complications. Since the start of the pandemic, 4,555 Ohioans have died because of coronavirus.
On Tuesday, Ohio hit a four-month high in COVID-19 deaths. Eighty-seven deaths were confirmed that day from COVID-19 complications.
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Officials also confirmed 1,033 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. That's on par with the state's average of 1,092 new cases per day in Ohio.
Hospitalizations and intensive care admissions were also up slightly on Wednesday. Here are all of Wednesday's numbers:
New cases: 1,033
New deaths: 49
New hospitalizations: 79
New ICU admissions: 23