Ohio Updates Its Reporting of Deaths Caused by COVID-19

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Starting Tuesday, the Ohio Department of Health will rely solely on death certificate data when reporting deaths in the state caused by COVID-19. On its website, the ODH stated only verified mortality data is listed at Coronavirus.ohio.gov and will only be updated about twice weekly as it is received. The data is gathered using death certificate data from the Electronic Death Registration System as the sole source of information for deaths reported by the ODH, according to

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