More than 2,000 new cases were reported on Friday, along with 16 new deaths.
CLEVELAND — Each day there’s a new announcement that depicts the total number of coronavirus cases in Ohio. But what do those numbers really mean?
We’re tracking the data every day to see how coronavirus cases are fluctuating as more businesses get back to work. Federal guidelines suggest a true downward trend consists of 14 consecutive days with fewer cases.
So how is Ohio doing? Here is the latest data…
- CONFIRMED AND PROBABLE CASES IN OHIO: 177,991 total to date
- CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH FEWER NEW CASES REPORTED: 1
- Oct. 11: 1,291 new cases, a decrease of 65 from Oct. 10
- Oct. 12: 1,430 new cases, an increase of 139
- Oct. 13: 1,447 new cases, an increase of 17
- Oct. 14: 2,039 new cases, an increase of 592
- Oct. 15: 2,178 new cases, an increase of 139
- Oct. 16: 2,148 new cases, a decrease of 30
- 7-DAY AVERAGE TESTING POSITIVITY RATE: 4.4%
- Up from 4.2% the previous day but still below the WHO’s recommended threshold of 5%; the latest known daily figure, however, was 5.1%
- CONFIRMED AND PROBABLE NUMBER OF DEATHS: 5,054
- This marks 5 newly reported deaths from the day prior
- NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS: 16,910
- This marks 86 new hospitalizations from the day prior
- NUMBER OF PATIENTS CURRENTLY IN HOSPITAL: 1,084
- This marks an increase of 42 active hospitalizations from the day prior
- NUMBER OF ICU ADMISSIONS: 3,522
- This marks an increase of 15 ICU admissions from the day prior
- NUMBER OF PATIENTS CURRENTLY IN ICU: 279
- This marks an increase of 13 active ICU cases from the day prior
- TOTAL STATEWIDE HOSPITAL BED OCCUPANCY: 74.2%
- A decrease of 0.8% from the day prior
RELATED: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on coronavirus surge: ‘That fire is starting to come’
Meanwhile, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers for the city of Cleveland as of Oct. 15: The Cleveland Department of Public Health confirmed 25 new cases in the past 24 hours with no new fatalities. This brings the total to 5,794 confirmed cases in the city with 148 deaths.
Six Northeast Ohio counties–Cuyahoga, Mahoning, Portage, Richland, Stark and Summit–are currently under a Level 3 “red” alert as far as risk for COVID-19, indicating “very high exposure and spread.”
Check below for the latest coronavirus case numbers by county in the state, as well as a graph depicting the daily case numbers since the pandemic began.
**You can track the number of cases in individual Ohio counties above. The darker the color, the higher the number of cases. Red dots signify the concentration of deaths.
***Note: These numbers are updated at 2 p.m. daily by the Ohio Department of Health.
RELATED: Sign up: 3News coronavirus newsletter
TIMELINE: KEY CORONAVIRUS UPDATES IN NORTHEAST OHIO
NOTE: The most-recent updates are posted at the top.
- 20,969 confirmed and probably cases with 1,135 deaths.
- This marks an increase of 495 new cases from the day prior.
- 20,474 confirmed and probable cases with 1,056 deaths.
- This marks an increase of 560 cases and 18 deaths from the day prior.
- There are 19,914 confirmed and probable cases with 1.038 deaths.
- This marks an increase of 579 cases and 17 deaths from the day prior.
- There are 19,335 confirmed and probable cases with 1,021 deaths.
- This marks an increase of 592 cases and 19 deaths from the day prior.
- There are 18,743 confirmed and probable cases with 1,002 deaths.
- This marks an increase of 716 cases and 27 deaths from the day prior.
- Gov. DeWine has officially extended Ohio’s stay-at-home order until 11:59 p.m. May 29. See the changes that may impact you HERE.
- While some businesses have been given the green light to start the reopening process, many others are ordered to extend their closures. See which businesses must remain closed HERE.
- There are now 18,027 confirmed and probable cases with 975 deaths.
- This marks an increase of 724 cases and 38 cases from the day prior.
- There are now 17,303 confirmed and probable cases with 937 deaths.
- This marks an increase of 534 cases and 138 deaths from the day prior.
- There are now 15,963 confirmed and probable cases with 728 deaths.
- There are now 15,587 confirmed and probable cases with 711 deaths.
- There are now 14,694 confirmed and probable cases with 656 deaths.
- There are now 11,602 confirmed and probable cases with 471 deaths.
- There are now 10,222 confirmed and probable cases with 451 deaths.
- 10,222 confirmed and probable cases with 451 deaths.
- 8,414 confirmed and probable cases with 389 deaths.
- Ohio now has 7,791 confirmed and probable cases with 361 deaths.
- The state has 6,975 confirmed cases with 274 deaths.
- Gov. DeWine limits liquor store sales to only Ohioans in several counties.
- The number has grown to 6,604 cases with 253 deaths.
- The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio rose above 5,800, & Gov. DeWine says the state is now following new CDC guidelines for what should count as a positive test; this will increase the number of cases.
- Ohio’s cases rise to 5,148 with 193 deaths.
- 4,782 confirmed cases with 167 deaths.
RELATED: List: Northeast Ohio institutions & locations that have been closed, restricted due to coronavirus threat
RELATED: Facts Not Fear | What you need to know about the COVID-19 outbreak
Feeling a bit under the weather? How do you know if your symptoms are from coronavirus, flu or allergies? We’ve broken it down for you in the image below:
Below is a list of links with more coronavirus information (most-recent content is listed at the top of this list):
RELATED: Coronavirus brings engaged local couple closer, despite separation
RELATED: #3Heroes: Big pink truck offers free food Fridays for kids in Akron
RELATED: 3News Investigates: Coronavirus isolation raises concerns for domestic violence survivors
RELATED: 3News’ Russ Mitchell to interview Ohio Department of Health’s Dr. Amy Acton on Tuesday | Send your questions using #3AskActon
RELATED: Volunteers work to reduce mask shortage in Northeast Ohio
RELATED: Meet Marla Berkowitz, deaf interpreter in the spotlight during Ohio’s COVID-19 briefings
RELATED: Employee at GetGo in Brunswick tests positive for coronavirus
RELATED: Malaria drug being used to treat some Northeast Ohio COVID-19 patients
RELATED: Ohio’s unemployment rate soars amid coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: 3News Investigates: Parents still paying for daycare centers that are closed during coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: Looking back on the lessons of the Spanish Flu of 1918 as we figure out how to combat coronavirus
RELATED: Trump says feds developing new guidelines to rate counties for virus risk
RELATED: Poll: Nearly 80% of Ohioans approve of Gov. DeWine’s response to the coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Toyota seek to restart factories after coronavirus closures
RELATED: Dr. Amy Acton shares Ohio’s coronavirus curve projection; peak could reach 6,000-8,000 new cases a day
RELATED: If you were really sick in January, is it possible you already had the coronavirus? Infection control expert answers your questions
RELATED: SouthPark Mall, Great Northern Mall, Belden Village Mall to close starting Monday evening due to coronavirus
RELATED: When you should and shouldn’t wear a face mask, according to the Cleveland Clinic
RELATED: Ohio Unemployment website experiences slow down due to high activity
RELATED: Ohio officials issue ‘stay-at-home’ order amid coronavirus pandemic; read the complete order
RELATED: Fifth Third Bank to give employees $1,000 amid coronavirus
RELATED: All day cares to close in Ohio starting Thursday, with special permits allowing only some to stay open
RELATED: Toledo man using 3-D printers to make face shields for doctors and nurses
RELATED: Senator Rand Paul tests positive for COVID-19
RELATED: Cleveland Department of Health confirms 3 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the city’s total to 27
RELATED: Resident at Summit County retirement community tests positive for COVID-19
RELATED: City of Cleveland reports four new confirmed cases of coronavirus, total stands at 17
RELATED: Who is Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton?
RELATED: Lorain County first responders running dangerously low on N95 masks, gowns
RELATED: Despite coronavirus, West Side Market remains stocked with fresh groceries
RELATED: University Hospitals among first in nation to test coronavirus antiviral drug
RELATED: Look: Flowers meant for now-canceled events now adorn famous Cleveland signs
RELATED: In troubled times we all stand together: Leon Bibb Commentary
RELATED: Gun Run: As panic spreads, gun sales surge
RELATED: New state license could allow child care through coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: Warren man diagnosed with coronavirus says he was forcibly removed from hospital
RELATED: Lakewood distillery to begin producing hand sanitizer
RELATED: Christmas light displays are back to spread joy while we’re stuck at home
RELATED: University Hospitals to close coronavirus drive-thru testing location on Friday due to weather forecast
RELATED: New hope for coronavirus comes from an old drug
RELATED: Giant Eagle stores opening earlier for seniors during coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: 3News Investigates: Price gouging legal in Ohio; AG Yost working to change that
RELATED: McConnell’s plan includes payments to Americans as $1T economic rescue takes shape
RELATED: Gov. Mike DeWine encourages Ohioians to fly flags as symbol of unity; show us your flag photos
RELATED: US Surgeon General: Blood donations are needed right now
RELATED: State Department warns Americans against all international travel
RELATED: Ohio Attorney General warns of coronavirus scams
RELATED: Giant Eagle discusses inventory, purchase limits amid coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Can coronavirus spread on mail? United States Postal service issues statement
RELATED: Ohio coronavirus update: 67 confirmed cases; Gov. Mike DeWine orders no elective surgeries, guidance for weddings, funerals
RELATED: Cleveland Hopkins TSA officer tests positive for coronavirus
RELATED: Tom Hanks gives coronavirus update: No fever but ‘the blahs’
RELATED: Lake County confirms its first case of coronavirus
RELATED: Cleveland Clinic/University Hospitals coronavirus testing lines at capacity; No more additional patients to be taken on Tuesday
RELATED: 2 RTA employees test negative for coronavirus, 3rd continue to remain self-quarantined
RELATED: Cuyahoga County to close its government buildings to public due to coronavirus
RELATED: MLB teams to pledge $30M to cover lost wages for ballpark employees
RELATED: Rolling Stones postpone ‘No Filter’ summer tour, including stop in Cleveland, due to coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: Gov. DeWine offers guidance on funerals and weddings amid ban on mass gatherings for coronavirus
RELATED: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issues order against elective surgeries
RELATED: Gov. Mike DeWine will file lawsuit to delay in-person voting for Ohio Primary
RELATED: Gov. Mike DeWine: 50 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ohio
RELATED: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issues order closing gyms, movie theaters and indoor parks
RELATED: Cleveland Clinic/University Hospitals coronavirus testing line wraps around blocks
RELATED: ‘I am Summit County case #2.’ Coronavirus patient shares her story with a message for the community
RELATED: Ohio bishops suspend Masses and liturgies through Holy Week and Easter
RELATED: Free short term parking at meters in Cleveland Heights to help businesses impacted by coronavirus
RELATED: Supreme Court postpones arguments due to coronavirus
RELATED: Ohio changes unemployment requirements amid coronavirus: Here’s how you can file
RELATED: Geauga County confirms first case of coronavirus, health officials suspect more already infected
RELATED: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine filing emergency rules for complete mental health telehealth coverage
RELATED: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says best estimate is coronavirus will peak in late-April or early-May
RELATED: Castaway Bay to close through March due to coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Pro Football Hall of Fame to temporarily close starting Monday due to coronavirus
RELATED: Giant Eagle condenses store hours to ‘maximize shopping conditions’ during coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals partner together to offer drive-thru coronavirus testing
RELATED: JACK Cleveland Casino, JACK Thistledown, MGM Northfield Park to temporarily close following state’s order against mass gatherings
RELATED: 3News takes inventory of Northeast Ohio’s medical supply amid coronavirus preparations
RELATED: After Trump’s claim about screening website, Google says coronavirus ‘tool’ still in early stages
RELATED: Summa Health strengthens visitation restrictions amid coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Website will be used to screen those seeking coronavirus testing
RELATED: University Hospitals now has ability to test for coronavirus on-site
RELATED: TSA will let travelers bring larger hand sanitizer bottles in carry-ons
RELATED: Cleveland Clinic confirms 4 coronavirus cases
RELATED: Castaway Bay to close through March due to coronavirus concerns
RELATED: 13 cases of coronavirus now confirmed in Ohio, including 1st case in Summit County
RELATED: Cavs star Kevin Love pledges $100,000 to help team & arena staff during coronavirus pandemic
RELATED: Gov. Mike DeWine: Ohio will keep meal programs with schools closed
RELATED: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issues order prohibiting visitors at jails
RELATED: GOJO seeking employees for Wooster facility amid Purell demand
RELATED: Sen. Sherrod Brown introduces bill to ensure free coronavirus testing
RELATED: Akron school closes after staff member’s coronavirus contact
RELATED: I-X Indoor Amusement Park canceled for 2020 season
RELATED: Cleveland Clinic to offer drive-thru coronavirus testing
RELATED: Coronavirus is driving down the price of flights
RELATED: NCAA Tournaments will be played with only essential personnel in attendance
RELATED: Virus fears plunge Dow into bear market
RELATED: Cleveland State extends spring break through March 22, will conduct all classes online once students return
RELATED: Cleveland International Film Festival cancelled amid coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine will issue an order on mass gatherings
RELATED: First community spread case of coronavirus found in Ohio
RELATED: Rabbi who visited school in Beachwood tests positive for coronavirus: School closed rest of the week
RELATED: Cuyahoga County to provide daily updates on coronavirus
RELATED: Cleveland Clinic notifies employees of ‘additional precautions’ amid coronavirus, including change to absence policy
RELATED: LIST | Here are the Cuyahoga County voting locations that are changing due to coronavirus concerns
RELATED: At White House, insurers again pledge no-cost virus tests
RELATED: Nearly all Northeast Ohio Catholic parishes to suspend serving Communion wine due to coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders cancel Cleveland rallies due to coronavirus concerns
RELATED: What is the best way to disinfect your iPhone? Apple just updated its recommendations
RELATED: Coronavirus causes Veterans Affairs to adopt ‘no visitors’ policy in nursing homes
RELATED: LeBron James clarifies coronavirus comments, indicates he’d be willing to play without fans in attendance
RELATED: University of Akron cancels all classes until March 30 amid coronavirus threat
RELATED: OHSAA tournaments to continue, spectators likely limited to immediate family members
RELATED: University Hospitals: Six caregivers who were in contact with coronavirus patients are being isolated
RELATED: Gov. Mike DeWine recommends Ohio colleges go to online learning, advises no spectators for indoor sporting events due to coronavirus
RELATED: Gov. Mike DeWine advises no spectators for indoor sporting events in Ohio
RELATED: 3 combined Shaker Heights, Beachwood students to self-quarantine after attending same conference as coronavirus patient
RELATED: Kent State University suspends in-person classes due to coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Organizers say Cleveland’s St. Patrick’s Day parade will occur as planned despite coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Ivy League cancels basketball tournaments amid coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Cleveland Clinic Minority Men’s Health Fair to be postponed due to coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Coronavirus live updates: Ivy League cancels tournaments, Wall Street set for rebound
RELATED: Election day and coronavirus: How Ohio is preparing
RELATED: 2 Solon students quarantined after exposure to person who tested positive for coronavirus
RELATED: City, county leaders hold briefing after three people confirmed with coronavirus in Cuyahoga County
RELATED: Gov. Mike DeWine: 3 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ohio; State of Emergency declared
RELATED: One of three Cuyahoga County residents with confirmed coronavirus is Jewish Education Center staff member; Offices to close for two weeks
RELATED: Major professional sports leagues restrict access amid coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Western Reserve Academy in Hudson asks students to stay home after spring break; Will use temporary online classes
RELATED: Coronavirus live updates: Trump speaks at White House coronavirus task force briefing
RELATED: Mid-American Conference says it is ‘proceeding as planned’ with basketball tournament in Cleveland despite coronavirus concerns
RELATED: WHO: Threat of coronavirus pandemic ‘has become very real’
RELATED: Italy’s coronavirus restriction zone expands across the country
RELATED: Dow experiences biggest single-day point drop since 2008
RELATED: Ireland cancels all its St. Patrick’s Day parades due to coronavirus
RELATED: RTA to start cleaning trains every 24 hours as part of enhanced disinfecting plan for coronavirus
RELATED: Cavs giveaway canceled due to coronavirus delay; fans to receive bobbleheads at later date
RELATED: Cleveland Orchestra cancels overseas performances amid coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Southwest Airlines announces ‘enhanced’ cleaning procedures amid coronavirus concerns
RELATED: Coronavirus live updates: Pelosi, Schumer say Trump needs to support help on outbreak; 2 congressmen staying home
RELATED: 2 members of Congress say they met man with coronavirus
RELATED: Official: White House didn’t want to tell seniors not to fly
RELATED: Italy quarantines north including Milan, Venice over virus
RELATED: First coronavirus case in Kentucky confirmed
RELATED: New Hampshire’s 1st coronavirus patient, told to stay isolated, went to event instead
RELATED: Coronavirus concerns bring up employee rights questions
RELATED: Costco stops giving out free samples in some stores over COVID-19 concerns
RELATED: Have questions about coronavirus? Ohio Department of Health now offering call center
RELATED: First on 3: Cleveland has special EMS ambulance ready for transporting possible coronavirus patients