COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio health officials are reporting that the number of confirmed and probable deaths associated with the coronavirus has topped 700.
The Ohio health department posted information Saturday indicating 671 confirmed deaths and 40 probable deaths for a total of 711.
The number of confirmed cases was 14,983, and with another 604 probable cases totaled 15,587.
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.