CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The city reported 64 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus and six new deaths were recorded Friday, Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration announced.

The deaths of 429 Clevelanders have been attributed to the coronavirus. The average age of those who died is 74 years old.

The newly confirmed cases involve patients ranging in age from under two years old to their 70s.

As of Friday, 26,261 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the city since March 2020, according to the Jackson administration.

The infected patients have ranged in age from less than 1 year old to more than 100 years old. The average age is 42 years old.

In addition, another 1,980 probable cases have been identified by the Cleveland Department of Public Health.

As of Friday, Cleveland has recorded a total of 28,241 cases of coronavirus since March 2020.

Six percent of those cases required hospitalization.

Fifty-three percent of those infected were women. About 40% of all those infected were African American. About 28% of the patients were white. Other races account for 12% of the patients. Race is unknown in 18% of cases.

The Cleveland Department of Public Health reports that 6,783 patients have been released from isolation, 70 more than on Friday.

The federal government has confirmed 144 more Ohioans have died with the coronavirus, bringing the total to 18,526 on Friday, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

Cases were up 2,742 since Thursday, to a total of 1,008,913. Friday’s case count is much higher than the 21-day rolling average of 1,556 cases.

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health reported 72,020 cases of coronavirus had been tallied as of Friday, an increase of 203 from the previous day. The department reported a total of 1,695 deaths in its jurisdiction, 18 more than the previous day. The numbers exclude cases from the city of Cleveland.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s tally on Friday reported 29,903,245 cases, up 68,511 from the previous day. The CDC recorded 543,975 deaths in the United States, an increase of 1,391 from the previous day.

Those numbers tend to lag other reporting sites.

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reported that as of Friday evening its tally showed 30,137,807 072,022 people had become infected with the coronavirus, 65,785 more than the previous day. Its tally showed 547,812 deaths in the United States, an increase of 1,460 from the previous day.



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