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March 12: Ohio reports 1,806 new COVID-19 cases, 209 new deaths, 84,188 new vaccinations

CORONAVIRUS IN OHIO
Posted at 3:13 PM, Mar 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-12 15:13:32-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,806 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 986,740.

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The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,764. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 841,724 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 85% of total cases.

To date, there have been 97,975 total coronavirus cases reported in Cuyahoga County.

There have now been 17,871 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 209 new deaths were reported today.

As other states do not send the death certificates for Ohioans who die out of state to ODH's Bureau of Vital Statistics on a regular schedule, the mortality data provided by Ohio will continue to fluctuate and those deaths will be assigned to their appropriate dates.

As of today, 935,857 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 115 new hospitalizations today, with six ICU admissions. There are currently 947 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 234 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 67.77% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 3.43%, leaving 28.80% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 4.93% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 64.42% of ICU beds, and 30.64% of ICU beds are currently open.

Vaccinations

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

To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 2,241,145 people in Ohio, which is 19.17% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 84,188 people in the last 24 hours.

3/12/21 CV vaccine started

The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 1,294,451 people, which is 11.07% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 53,202 people.

3/12/21 CV vaccine completed

This chart shows the vaccination rates of each Ohio county:

Testing

There were 46,464 tests done on March 10, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 2.1% 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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