COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 7,149 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 814,442.
The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 7,657. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 719,642 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 88% of total cases.
There were 647 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.
There have now been 10,057 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 67 new deaths were reported today, lower than the 21-day average of 76.
As of today, 669,448 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.
The median age of patients is 43 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 111 years old.
The ODH reported 316 new hospitalizations today, with 39 ICU admissions. There are currently 3,793 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 945 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 59.75% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 13.66%, leaving 26.59% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 19.57% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 56.66% of ICU beds, and 23.77% of ICU beds are currently open.
There were 56,325 tests done on Wednesday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 10.2% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 12%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.
To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 388,383 people in Ohio, which is 3.32% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 26,859 people in the last 24 hours.
The state has not yet released data on how many vaccinations have been completed with a second dose.
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