March 10: Ohio reports 1,868 new COVID-19 cases, 51,396 new vaccinations

Posted at 2:26 PM, Mar 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-10 22:01:17-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,868 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 983,486.

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The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,828. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 839,391 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 85% of total cases.

To date, there have been 97,639 total coronavirus cases reported in Cuyahoga County. Cleveland reported 44 new cases and two deaths.

There have now been 17,662 coronavirus-related deaths across the state.

As of today, 931,411 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 114 new hospitalizations today, with 5 ICU admissions. There are currently 933 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 245 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 68.10% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 3.35%, leaving 28.55% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 5.15% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 64.56% of ICU beds, and 30.29% of ICU beds are currently open.


Here's how Ohio's vaccination rate compares to other states:

To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 2,086,105 people in Ohio, which is 17.85% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 51,396 people in the last 24 hours.

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The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 1,196,817 people, which is 10.24% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 31,580 people.

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This chart shows the vaccination rates of each Ohio county:


There were 18,207 tests done on Monday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 4.3% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 3%. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.

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Note: The charts above are updated from a variety of sources, and may or may not reflect the latest COVID-19 data released by the state. These charts are regularly updated with new data and may not reflect the statistics in the text of this story at the time it was published.

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