In accordance with Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency, the City of Cleveland continues to take numerous precautions across multiple departments and divisions amid increasing cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to view the mayor’s declaration. As a reminder, the State of Ohio’s stay-at-home order will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 6, 2020. It is important to read the order in entirety.
“Today, the City of Cleveland was informed of our first resident who passed away from complications related to coronavirus. I extend my sincere condolences to their family and friends,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “We will see more cases, and more fatalities in the days and weeks ahead because this virus doesn’t care about your age, your income or your race – no one is immune. Every day, I am leading this administration to work for you to provide the essential services you need and protect residents and employees. We need you to do your part, stay at home, practice social distancing and help slow the spread.”
Essential services such as Police, Fire, EMS, waste collection and Utilities are fully operational.
Cleveland Records First COVID-19 Fatality, 9 New Cases
The Cleveland Department of Public Health today has been notified of its first COVID-19 fatality. The patient was a female in between 70-80 years of age.
The department has also been notified of 9 more confirmed test results for coronavirus in residents of the city. This brings the total to 101 confirmed cases. The new cases include males and females, whose ages range from 20’s to 90’s. CDPH is working to identify any close contacts of these residents who would require testing or monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19.
In order to protect the individuals’ privacy, the Cleveland Department of Public Health will not be releasing any additional demographic information related to these new cases.
As of today, there have been more than 130,000 confirmed cases and 2,300 deaths related to COVID-19 in the United States.
View the Cuyahoga County Department of Public Health’s map showing the confirmed cases by zip code throughout Cuyahoga County.
- Stay-at-home order: View and download the Director’s Order and FAQ sheet from the governor’s office with additional information on the order.
- Essential businesses: The State of Ohio has released guidance for essential businesses during this time. Click here to view the information.
- Together Ohio – Every Ohioan has a part to play in helping to save lives. If you are interested in helping your fellow Ohioans, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for additional info.
- Ohio PBS stations offer at-home learning: The Ohio ‘At Home Learning’ initiative will include daily programming for students in prekindergarten through grade 12 on Ohio PBS channels in every community starting on most stations Monday, March 30.
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- Seniors who need assistance signing up are welcome to call the Department of Aging at 216-664-4383 for periodic phone call messaging
Previous COVID-19 Updates from the City of Cleveland
- Update #1 – March 6, 2020
- Update #2: – March 11, 2020
- Update #3 – March 12, 2020
- Update #4 – March 13, 2020
- Update #5 – March 14, 2020
- Update #6 – March 15, 2020
- Update #7 – March 16, 2020
- Update # 8 –March 17, 2020
- Update # 9 –March 18, 2020
- Update#10 –March 19, 2020
- Update #11– March 20, 2020
- Update # 12-March 21, 2020
- Update #13 –March 22, 2020
- Update #14 –March 23, 2020
- Update #15 –March 24, 2020
- Update #16 – March 25, 2020
- Update #17 – March 26,2020
- Update #18 – March 27, 2020
- Update#19 – March 28, 2020
For more information about COVID-19, visit the following links: