Feb. 5: Ohio reports 3,683 new COVID-19 cases, 62 new deaths

Cases, deaths below 21-day average
Posted at 3:26 PM, Feb 05, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,683 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 914,530.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 4,766. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 793,822 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 87% of total cases.

There were 380 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today. There were 63 new cases reported in Cleveland and two new COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the total cases to date to 23,952 and fatalities to 223.

There have now been 11,571 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 62 new deaths were reported today, lower than the 21-day average of 72.

As of today, 812,707 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 228 new hospitalizations today, with 21 ICU admissions. There are currently 2,170 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 552 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 63.91% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 7.87%, leaving 28.22% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 11.50% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 61.17% of ICU beds, and 27.32% of ICU beds are currently open.

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There were 51,725 tests done on Wednesday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 5.6% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 7%. 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 974,586 people in Ohio, which is 8.34% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 39,481 people in the last 24 hours. The higher number Friday is due to a technical error which caused a delay in numbers reported, ODH said.

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In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed with the second dose in 25,713 people. A total of 264,499 people have received their second dose of the vaccine, meaning 2.26% of the state's population has completed the vaccination process. The higher number Friday is due to a technical error which caused a delay in numbers reported, ODH said.

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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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