Feb. 2: Ohio reports 3,657 new COVID-19 cases, 106 new deaths, 29,069 new vaccinations

Posted at 4:18 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 19:01:53-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,657 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 902,736.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 5,228. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 785,395 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 87% of total cases.

There were 183 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. Cleveland reported 59 new cases, bringing their total to 23,744.

There have now been 11,336 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 106 new deaths were reported today, higher than the 21-day average of 73.

As of today, 793,766 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 221 new hospitalizations today, with 23 ICU admissions, both of which were lower than the 21-day average. There are currently 2,488 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals and 641 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 62% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 9%, leaving 29% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 13% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 59% of ICU beds, and 28% of ICU beds are currently open.


There were 28,491 tests done on Jan. 31, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 7.5% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 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 882,796 people in Ohio, which is 7.55% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 29,069 people in the last 24 hours.

The state has not yet released data on how many vaccinations have been completed with a second dose.

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