SUNDAY UPDATE: Over 2000 New Cases Over Weekend, Summit Issues Mask Mandate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Ohio recorded over 2000 new coronavirus cases over the weekend; Stark County has 32 of those cases.

Stark has not reported a COVID death since Thursday’s report; the death toll remains at 151.

Here are the numbers from Sunday’s report:

Sun Aug 30 (increases are from Friday numbers)

Ohio: 122,262 cases (+2138),
4128 deaths (+23)

Stark 2308 cases (+32),
151 deaths (same)

Summit Health Mask Order

Summit County has issued a mask order of its own, weeks after the state issued a similar mandate.

Summit County Public Health is reportedly saying they want to be prepared if the state mandate ever drops off.

Language is similar to the state order.