SATURDAY UPDATE: New Daily Record Set, With Over 2,200 New Cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The state set a new record high for coronavirus cases for the third day this week.

The state reported 2,234 new cases on Saturday, taking the case total over 180,000.

Stark County has 53 of those new cases.

The Ohio Department of Health reports that new hospitalizations are up as well.

Sat Oct 17

Ohio: 180,225 cases (+2234),
5067 deaths (+13)

Stark: 3585 cases (+53),
178 deaths (same)