The Cleveland Department of Public Health reported 28 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the city on Tuesday, accompanied by five deaths of new residents. This is the largest one-day total in both categories since the first two cases of the virus were confirmed in Cleveland on March 14.
The city now has a total of 475 cases, with a total of 18 deaths. As of Tuesday, the largest one-day total for new cases was 24, when Cleveland jumped from 258 cases to 282 cases on April 10.
While Governor Mike DeWine and Director of Health Dr. Amy Acton has stressed that Ohio’s aggressive physical distance measures have dramatically “leveled the curve,” figures across the state of Ohio jumped last week when testing increased in prisons where the virus had run roughly. Both Marion and Pickaway Penitentiaries, with an infection rate of more than 70 percent among their inmate population, are now among the worst outbreak in this country, with Marion topping the terrible charts.
Cuyahoga District, with a total of 1,653 confirmed cases, now has the second highest number of 88 states. Marion County first. Pickaway County is third. Cuyahoga still has more deaths than any other Ohio area, with 64.
The state has tracked the spread of the virus in its virus coronavirus dashboard. Tuesday, the Cleveland Department of Public Health issued a the dashboard itself, with basic data on the pandemic effect in Cleveland.
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