Ohio Breaks COVID-19 Case Record For 4th Straight Day

Chris Mosby
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COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio's surge of new COVID-19 cases continued Saturday.

Health officials confirmed more than 2,800 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, breaking the single-day record set on Friday. Ohio is now averaging more than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases per day.

Hospitalizations related to the virus have also surged in recent weeks. Health officials said 140 Ohioans entered hospitals for COVID-19 treatment on Saturday.

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"Right now, 92.8 percent of Ohioans are living in a county that is high incidence and/or has very high exposure and spread," Gov. Mike DeWine said on Twitter. "We pushed the coronavirus down before and we can do it again."

Here are all of Saturday's COVID-19 numbers in Ohio:

  • New cases: 2,858

  • New deaths: 22

  • New hospitalizations: 140

  • New ICU admissions: 23

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This article originally appeared on the Across Ohio Patch