Coronavirus: 145,165 total cases 4,623 deaths reported in Ohio

Public Health - Dayton Montgomery County hosted free pop-up coronavirus testing at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Monday, July 20, 2020. STAFF PHOTO / JIM NOELKER

More than 850 cases of coronavirus were reported in Ohio in the last day, bringing the total to 145,165, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

Deaths increased by eight to 4,623.

Ohio added 56 hospitalizations and 19 ICU admissions, for a total of 14,829 and 3,199 respectively.

There have been 9,318 cases and 228 hospitalizations reported in Ohioans younger than 18.

As of today, adult daycare and senior centers can reopen.

ExploreOhio releases order to reopen adult daycare, senior centers on Sept. 21

A public health order requires facilities to limit capacity based off number of cases in the community, access to to tests and supplies of personal protective equipment available to staff. They also must set up a holding area for staff and participants who have systems of the virus until they can be transported from the facility. A daily log should be kept including the attendance of each participate and their phone number and address.

ExploreCoronavirus: Ohio Department of Health releases Halloween guidance

Last week the state health department released ideas for celebrating Halloween safely during the pandemic.

The guidance recommends avoiding close contact with people outside your household and suggests events like a drive-thru trick-or-trick, leaving treats in mailboxes and having virtual pumpkin carving and costume contents.

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