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Ohio's new confirmed COVID-19 case count tops 1,000 for first time since May

The state's average coronavirus test positivity rate has more than tripled in recent weeks after reaching an all-time low of 1.3 percent in late June.
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COLUMBUS — For the first time since early May, Ohio's new confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 1,000. 

The Ohio Department of Health on Wednesday reported 938,283 confirmed cases — 1,067 more than reported Tuesday.

ODH also reported an increase of 389 probable cases, for a total of 1,456 confirmed and probable cases. That's more than double the 21-day reported case average of 591. 

Since yesterday’s report, there are 28 new cases in Mahoning County, 28 in Trumbull and 12 in Columbiana. 

The state's average coronavirus test positivity rate has more than tripled in recent weeks after reaching an all-time low of 1.3 percent in late June.

On Monday, the seven-day average positivity rate was 4.3 percent.