Ohio reports 7,283 daily COVID cases, nears 22K deaths since pandemic began

Ohio reported 7,283 daily COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, nearly doubling the 3,681 cases added on Monday, which often sees lower numbers.

Tuesday, however, marked the first time in four days new coronavirus cases exceeded 7,000.

The state is averaging 6,617 cases a day over the last three weeks, according to the Ohio Department of Health. In the last week Ohio is averaging 6,008 cases a day.

The new figures also show Ohio nearing 22,000 total deaths since the beginning of the pandemic last year.

Source: Ohio reports 7,283 daily COVID cases, nears 22K deaths since pandemic began