WEEKLY COVID UPDATE: Another Drop in New Cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Coronavirus cases in Ohio were down again for the last one-week reporting period.

The state health department reported over 11,000 new cases.

That’s a 21-percent drop from the previous report.

Stark County had 305 new cases.

Updated CDC information has the rate of spread lower now across northern Ohio.

Here’s your weekly update:

Thurs Sept 29

Ohio: 3,143,176 total reported cases (+11,531), 39,856 deaths (+89)

Stark: 91,467 total reported cases (+305), 1770 death (+4)

State cases per capita for last two weeks: 194.7