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Ohio coronavirus updates: 57,506 confirmed cases in the state, 2,749 deaths

A look at coronvavirus-related developments in Ohio.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A look at coronavirus-related developments in Ohio:

365体育投注The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,122 newly confirmed cases on Thursday.

Confirmed cases as of July 9
Reported by Ohio Department of Health

  • 57,506 confirmed cases
  • 2,749 deaths

ODH is also reporting 3,825 probable cases and 257 additional deaths under an expanded case definition of COVID-19 from the CDC.

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CORONAVIRUS BRIEFING

Gov. DeWine provides update on COVID-19 in Ohio:

365体育投注Gov. Mike DeWine provides update on the coronavirus in Ohio // http://bit.ly/2AmP7of There were 1,122 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday.

Posted by on Thursday, July 9, 2020

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UNEMPLOYMENT 

365体育投注Ohio's unemployment claims declined for the 10th consecutive week, indicating residents are returning to work as the state reopens amid the virus’s continuous spread.

For the week ending July 4, Ohio saw a reported 33,483 initial jobless claims to the U.S. Department of Labor, according to the state Department of Job and Family Services.

365体育投注The decline comes after weeks of record-breaking jobless claims as the state weathered the initial outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic that halted the economy.

365体育投注In the past four months, nearly $5 billion in unemployment payments have been made to more than 736,000 Ohioans, according to the state agency.

As Ohio continues to push through its reopening plan, the numbers of reported cases rise once again.

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MASK MANDATES

The state will require people in seven Ohio counties wear masks while in public, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Tuesday.

The Ohio Department of Health will issue an order, effective as of 6 p.m. July 8, that mandates the wearing of face coverings in public in all counties designated "Red Level 3 Public Health Emergency" in the state's alert system to identify high-risk counties for COVID-19.

365体育投注Masks are mandatory in the following counties: Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Huron, Montgomery and Trumbull.

RELATED: DeWine: Ohio will require people in 7 counties to wear masks in public; Franklin County included

RELATED: VERIFY: Requirement to wear a face mask does not violate constitutional rights

RELATED: LIST: Ohio cities, other states requiring people to wear masks in public

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

For most people, the virus causes mild or moderate symptoms that clear up in a couple of weeks. Older adults and people with existing health problems are at higher risk of more severe illness, including pneumonia, or death.

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For more information on Ohio's response to COVID-19, visit or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.

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