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Cleveland records highest number of COVID-19 cases for two-day period with 509 new infections

The city is reporting 509 COVID-19 infections for Nov. 16 and 17.

CLEVELAND — After city officials said “an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases” limited their ability to report new COVID-19 data Monday night, the latest numbers were released late Tuesday.

Cleveland officials say there were 509 confirmed cases of coronavirus for Nov. 16 and 17. Here’s how those numbers break down, according to city officials:

  • Nov. 16: 195 more confirmed cases of coronavirus in city residents. This brings the total on Nov. 16 to 8,171 confirmed cases in the City of Cleveland and 153 fatalities. The new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from under 5 years old to their 90s.
  • Nov. 17: 314 more confirmed cases of coronavirus in city residents. This brings the total on Nov. 17 to 8,485 confirmed cases in the City of Cleveland and 153 fatalities. The new confirmed cases include males and females whose ages range from under one year old to their 90s.

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Numbers for Nov. 15 are still being confirmed and will be released at a later date, city officials noted.

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson will host a press conference Thursday, Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss COVID-19, public safety and more.

It comes as the state of Ohio reported 7,079 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday.

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