COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,461 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 953,767.
The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 2,761. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 820,039 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 86% of total cases.
There were 164 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.
There have now been 16,816 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 67 new deaths were reported today, lower than the 21-day average of 269.
As of today, 887,612 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.
The ODH reported 55 new hospitalizations today, with five ICU admissions, both of which were lower than the 21-day average. There are currently 1,434 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 382 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 60% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 5%, leaving 35% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 8% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 58% of ICU beds, and 34% of ICU beds are currently open.
To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 1,438,595 people in Ohio, which is 12.31% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 16,158 people in the last 24 hours.
The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 658,306 people, which is 5.63% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 36,656 people.
There were 30,568 tests done on Feb. 19, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 4.8% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 5%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.
View more data from the ODH on their COVID-19 dashboard here.
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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