Most new Ohio coronavirus cases are in just 3 counties: Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton


CLEVELAND, Ohio – More than half of the coronavirus cases reported in Ohio in the past week involve residents of the state’s three largest counties: Franklin, Cuyahoga, and Hamilton.

Together, they represent 3,804 of the 7,115 cases recently reported by the Ohio Department of Health in the past seven days, with 1,439 in Franklin County, 1,217 in Cuyahoga, and 1,148 in Hamilton.

All three counties are operating well above the state rate of 60.9 cases per 100,000 residents for this time period.

The highest rates in Ohio are for Hamilton County (140.4 new cases per 100,000 residents), Coshocton (139.3), Franklin (109.3), Columbiana (99.1), and Cuyahoga (98.5). A federal prison is located in Columbiana County.

Here is a list of cases by county reported as of Tuesday, and the number of cases reported in the past seven days. The details link for each county provides daily details as of March 9 for case reports.

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