Feb. 12: Ohio continues adding unreported COVID-19 deaths to total, around 2,500 added Friday

Posted at 4:25 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 20:39:17-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,305 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 934,742.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 3,846. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 807,727 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 86% of total cases.

There were 319 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. There were 49 new cases reported in Cleveland, bringing the total in the city to 24,481 to date.

There have now been 15,136 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 2,559 new deaths were reported today, of which around 2,500 were added after the state under-reported deaths between November and December. ODH previously announced that as many as 4,100 deaths may not have been reported through the state's system.

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As of today, 851,653 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

The median age of patients is 42 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 111 years old.

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The ODH reported 142 new hospitalizations today, with nine ICU admissions. There are currently 1,799 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 482 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 64.09% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 6.53%, leaving 29.38% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 10.12% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 60.74% of ICU beds, and 29.14% of ICU beds are currently open.

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There were 51,727 tests done on Feb. 10, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 4.2% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 5.8%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

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To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 1,199,593 people in Ohio, which is 10.26% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 38,839 people in the last 24 hours.

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The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 408,103 people, which is 3.49% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 33,669 people.

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Note: Some of the charts above are updated with new data daily, and after 24 hours, may not reflect the statistics at the time this story was published.

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