Another 29 people have died as Ohio’s coronavirus cases grew by 520, or 1.9%, to 27,474 people on Saturday.
There are now 1,610 deaths statewide, including six new fatalities in Summit County and four in Stark County.
The daily report was released a short time after the office of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine warned the state will enforce its coronavirus precaution guidelines against “irresponsible” offenders.
Friday was the first day outdoor bars and dining could reopen in two months, prompting a large crowd to gather at a Columbus bar.
By the numbers
The following are the number of confirmed and suspected coronavirus cases and deaths in the Greater Akron region as reported by the Ohio Department of Health as of Saturday.
Summit: 995 reported cases (six new), including 110 deaths (six new). Of those deaths, 77 have been in long-term care facilities, Summit County Public Health reported Saturday. There are 156 patients currently hospitalized and 196 cases involving health care workers.
Stark: 553 reported cases (five new), including 74 deaths (four new).
Portage: 290 reported cases (one new), including 51 deaths (unchanged).
Medina: 212 reported cases (two new), including 18 deaths (unchanged).
Wayne: 200 reported cases (two new), including 48 deaths (unchanged).
Holmes: 10 reported cases, including one death (no new cases or deaths).
Ashland: 15 reported cases with no deaths. (no new cases or deaths).
Tuscarawas: 258 reported cases (eight new), including one death (unchanged).
New cases and deaths were just reported in the past day and could be many days older.
Deaths per capita
Cases by county
Cases per capita by county