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Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ohio rises to 26: officials Staff




COLUMBUS, Ohio — Officials announced Saturday that there are now 26 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state of Ohio.

The Ohio Department of Health says there are 264 people under investigation for the virus and 85 people who tested negative in the state.

Of the 26 confirmed cases in Ohio, the ages range from 31 years old to 86 years old, the health department said. There are 12 females and 14 males, with seven hospitalizations and no deaths.

Information as to where all of the patients reside has not yet been released, but Lorain County Public Health officials confirmed one of them is in that county, marking its first case.

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