CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The city reported 46 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus and three new deaths were recorded Thursday, Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration announced.

The deaths of 423 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 one year old to their 80s.

As of Thursday, 26,197 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 1,971 probable cases have been identified by the Cleveland Department of Public Health.

As of Thursday, Cleveland has recorded a total of 28,168 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 Thursday.

Across the state, 1,501 more coronavirus cases were reported, bringing the total since the beginning of the pandemic to 1,006,171, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

The new case number was just under the 21-day case average of 1,509.

The number of deaths remains unchanged -- with 18,382 Ohioans having died with the virus -- since the state stopped counting deaths and now relies on the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send twice weekly death tallies.

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health reported 71,817 cases of coronavirus had been tallied as of Thursday, an increase of 174 from the previous day. The department reported a total of 1,677 deaths in its jurisdiction, one more than the previous day. The numbers exclude cases from the city of Cleveland.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s tally on Thursday reported 29,834,734 cases, up 65,083 from the previous day. The CDC recorded 542,584 deaths in the United States, an increase of 1,287 from the previous day.

Those numbers tend to lag other reporting sites.

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reported that as of Thursday eveining its tally showed 30,072,022 people had become infected with the coronavirus. Its tally showed 546,352 deaths in the United States.

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