Ohio's COVID-19 Death Total Nears 2,000

Michael Seale

COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio has now confirmed more than 31,000 cases of COVID-19. The Ohio Department of Health reported Saturday that in addition to the 31,408 cases of the virus statewide, 1,956 patients have died from COVID-19.

Thus far, 5,437 people have been hospitalized in Ohio from the virus, with 1,420 ICU admissions.

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Counties in Ohio with the most COVID-19 deaths as of Saturday, May 23:

  • Lucas County: 288
  • Franklin County: 224
  • Cuyahoga County: 207
  • Mahoning County: 169
  • Summit County: 159


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This article originally appeared on the Cleveland Patch