COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 6,378 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 842,433.
The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 7,223. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 740,926 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 88% of total cases.
There were 590 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.
There have now been 10,409 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 73 new deaths were reported today, lower than the 21-day average of 74.
As of today, 704,045 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 404 new hospitalizations today, with 39 ICU admissions. There are currently 3,566 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 870 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 61.56% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 12.86%, leaving 25.59% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 18.08% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 59.53% of ICU beds, and 22.39% of ICU beds are currently open.
There were 20,779 tests done on Monday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 13.3% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 10%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.
As of Tuesday, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 456,131 people in Ohio, which is 3.90% of the state's population. The vaccine was started in 11,636 people Tuesday.
The state has not yet released data on how many vaccinations have been completed with a second dose.
View more data from the ODH on their COVID-19 dashboard here.
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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