March 13: Ohio reports 1,558 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths, 72,380 new vaccinations

Posted at 2:52 PM, Mar 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-13 14:52:50-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,588 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 988,298.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,636. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 842,626 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 85% of total cases.

To date, there have been 98,207 total coronavirus cases reported in Cuyahoga County.

There have now been 17,871 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; no 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, 937,842 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 78 new hospitalizations today, with five ICU admissions. There are currently 894 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 211 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.

Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 65.14% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 3.27%, leaving 31.59% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 4.50% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 64.44% of ICU beds, and 31.07% 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 2,310,638 people in Ohio, which is 19.77% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 72,380 people in the last 24 hours.

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The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 1,339,820 people, which is 11.46% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 43,505 people.

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This chart shows the vaccination rates of each Ohio county:


There were 36,568 tests done on March 11, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 3.1% were positive, the same as the rolling 7-day average positivity rate. 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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