Feb. 4: Ohio reports 4,120 new COVID-19 cases, 79 new deaths, 27,469 new vaccinations

Posted at 2:57 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 20:41:07-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 4,120 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 910,847.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 4,931. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 791,191 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 87% of total cases. In his Thursday press conference, Gov. Mike DeWine said the numbers are going in the right direction.

There were 362 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. There were 91 new cases reported in Cleveland and two new COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the total in the city to 23,862 cases to date and 221 fatalities.

There have now been 11,509 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 79 new deaths were reported today, higher than the 21-day average of 72.

As of today, 806,397 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.

CV key indicators 2/4/21


The ODH reported 237 new hospitalizations today, with 34 ICU admissions. There are currently 2,252 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals and 569 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 63.49% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 8.14%, leaving 28.37% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 11.88% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 61.36% of ICU beds, and 26.75% of ICU beds are currently open.

Cv Hospitalizations 2/4/21


There were 45,377 tests done on Feb. 2, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 6.3% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 7.3%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

CV Testing Feb 2


To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 935,383 people in Ohio, which is 8% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 27,469 people in the last 24 hours.

CV Vaccination started 2/4/21

In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed with the second dose in 21,630 people. A total of 283,732 people have received their second dose of the vaccine, meaning 2.04% of the state's population has completed the vaccination process.

CV vaccine completed 2/4/21

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