Coronavirus: 131,336 total cases, 4,276 deaths reported in Ohio

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More than 775 cases of coronavirus were reported Labor Day, bringing the total amount of cases in Ohio to 131,336, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

The number was below the 21-day average of 1,061 cases reported each day.

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Only one ICU admission was reported for a total of 3,034. Hospitalizations increased to 13,887 with 46 admissions reported.

Deaths were also slightly below the 21-day average of 21 with 17 reported. There have been 4,276 deaths in Ohio attributed to the virus.

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