COVID-19 cases nationwide cross over 100,000 for first time since February

Posted at 6:26 PM, Jul 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-31 18:26:38-04

CLEVELAND — The COVID-19 pandemic certainly is not over, and the numbers are continuing to show that. Friday had the highest number of COVID-19 cases reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since Feb. 6.

According to federal data, there were 101,171 new COVID-19 cases reported to the CDC on July 30. This is the first time that the United States has had 100,000 cases reported in a single day in nearly six months.

As for Ohio, in the last seven days there have been 6,886 cases of COVID-19 reported, while there were 1,183 reported on July 30, according to the CDC.

According to the CDC, the vaccination rate across the country shows 69.7% of adults have received at least one vaccination, and to date there have been 610,873 COVID-19 deaths during the pandemic.

In Ohio, 5,828,437 adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, accounting for 49.9% of the state's population.

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