Feb. 3: Ohio reports 3,991 new COVID-19 cases, 94 new deaths, 17,056 vaccinations completed in past 24 hours

Posted at 3:24 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 21:01:04-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,991 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 906,727.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 5,099. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 788,126 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 87% of total cases.

There were 327 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. Cleveland reported 85 new cases, bringing their total to 23,813.

There have now been 11,430 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 94 new deaths were reported today, higher than the 21-day average of 74.

As of today, 799,819 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 214 new hospitalizations today, with 36 ICU admissions. There are currently 2,379 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 627 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 63.82% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 8.61%, leaving 27.57% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 13.14% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 60.78% of ICU beds, and 26.07% of ICU beds are currently open.

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There were 16,069 tests done on Monday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 11.3% 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 908,096 people in Ohio, which is 7.77% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 25,586 people in the last 24 hours.

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Also to date, the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has been completed in 217,058 people in Ohio, which is 1.86% of the state's population. The vaccine has been completed in 17,056 people in the last 24 hours.

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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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