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Feb. 6: Ohio reports 3,549 new COVID-19 cases, 81 new deaths, 31,243 new vaccinations

CORONAVIRUS IN OHIO
Posted at 3:12 PM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 15:12:51-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 3,549 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 918,079.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 4,599. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 796,430 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 87% of total cases.

There were 277 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.

There have now been 11,652 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 81 new deaths were reported today, higher than the 21-day average of 72.

As of today, 819,180 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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Hospitalizations

The ODH reported 139 new hospitalizations today, with 11 ICU admissions. There are currently 2,030 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 529 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 62.02% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 7.43%, leaving 30.55% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 11.14% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 60.88% of ICU beds, and 27.98% of ICU beds are currently open.

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Testing

There were 42,008 tests done on Thursday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 5.9% 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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Vaccinations

To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 1,005,685 people in Ohio, which is 8.60% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 31,243 people in the last 24 hours.

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Among those vaccinated Saturday was Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson.

To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been completed in 284,713 people in Ohio, which is 2.44% of the state's population. The vaccine has been completed in 20,182 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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