The Ohio Department of Health reported 16,459 newly confirmed cases and 459 hospitalizations over the last two days.
ODH said Friday's data includes cases that would have been reported on Thanksgiving as well as on Friday.
ODH's website has a notice above the COVID-19 data saying there are still thousands of reports pending review.
Confirmed cases as of Nov. 26:
- 378,082 confirmed cases
- 5,932 deaths
- 25,524 hospitalizations
- 254,775 presumed recoveries
ODH is also reporting 21,726 probable cases and 414 additional deaths under an expanded case definition of COVID-19 from the CDC.
RECENT CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE
- DeWine says Ohio could receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines in mid-December
- Back log of test results causes delayed COVID-19 numbers reported by ODH
- Franklin County becomes first to go 'purple' in state's COVID-19 advisory system
- Stay-at-home advisory in effect for Franklin County due to rise in COVID-19 cases
- Central Ohio hospitals bring back no visitors policy due to COVID-19
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
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.
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For more information on Ohio's response to COVID-19, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.