COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,268 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 967,422.
The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 2,248. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 829,430 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 86% of total cases.
There were 152 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. There were 39 new cases reported in Cleveland Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to date to 25,146.
There have now been 17,297 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 60 new deaths were reported today, lower than the 21-day average of 268. The Bureau of Infectious Diseases and Bureau of Vital Statistics continues to reconcile under-reported deaths in the data and numbers will continue to fluctuate as a result.
As of today, 909,524 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 82 new hospitalizations today, with four ICU admissions. There are currently 1,149 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 316 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 61.09% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 4.21%, leaving 34.70% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 6.70% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 59.69% of ICU beds, and 33.60% of ICU beds are currently open.
Here's how Ohio's vaccination rate compares to other states:
To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 1,654,903 people in Ohio, which is 14.16% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 34,681 people in the last 24 hours.
The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 884,473 people, which is 7.57% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 23,448 people.
This chart shows the vaccination rates of each Ohio county:
There were 36,422 tests done on Feb. 26, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 2.8% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 3.6%. 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: The charts above are updated from a variety of sources, and may or may not reflect the latest COVID-19 data released by the state. These charts are regularly updated with new data and may not reflect the statistics in the text of this story at the time it was published.
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