Coronavirus: 51,789 total cases, 2,863 deaths reported in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting 51,789 total cases of coronavirus in Ohio and 2,863 deaths attributed to the virus.

There have been 48,222 confirmed cases and 2,615 deaths.

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The state saw an additional 93 hospitalizations reported in 24 hours, bringing the total to 7,839. The 21-day average for hospitalizations reported each day is 58.

On Monday Gov. Mike DeWine said that last week the first week the state has seen an increase in hospitalizations in two months.

Dayton, Cincinnati and Cleveland were among the regions that saw more hospitalizations for coronavirus.

He noted that none of the regions were near the “worrisome” threshold of 80% capacity though.

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DeWine also announced that visitation can resume at nursing homes starting July 20. Facilities should consider how many cases have been reported in the community, access to testing and personal protective equipment supplies among other factors when considering to allow visitors.

On Thursday the governor said he’ll discuss plans as Ohio enters a new phase of the pandemic. Among the plans, guidelines about K-12 schools are expected to be released.

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