March 11: Ohio reports 1,448 new COVID-19 cases, 71,972 new vaccinations, 155 cases per 100,000 people

Posted at 2:42 PM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 14:42:50-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,448 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 984,934.

Cases per 100,000

Gov. Mike DeWine announced last week that if the state gets to 50 cases per 100,000 over two weeks, all health orders will be dropped. Ohio is currently at 155 cases per 100,000, DeWine said Thursday.

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Key Metrics

The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,788. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 840,382 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 85% of total cases.

To date, there have been 97,792 total coronavirus cases reported in Cuyahoga County.

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

As of today, 933,756 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 112 new hospitalizations today, with 10 ICU admissions. There are currently 908 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals and 220 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 69% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 3%, leaving 28% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 5% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 65% of ICU beds, and 31% 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 2,157,525 people in Ohio, which is 18.46% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 71,972 people in the last 24 hours.

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The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 1,241,441 people, which is 10.62% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 43,645 people.

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This chart shows the vaccination rates of each Ohio county:


There were 39,955 tests done on March 9, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 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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