May 13: Ohio reports 1,161 new COVID-19 cases, 26,345 new vaccinations

Posted at 3:02 PM, May 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-13 15:02:29-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,161 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 1,088,343. Key indicators are back below the 21-day average.

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The number of new cases today is lower than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 1,344. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 912,682 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 84% of total cases.

To date, there have been 112,785 total coronavirus cases reported in Cuyahoga County.

There have now been 19,441 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; no new deaths were reported today as the state changes the frequency in which mortality is reported.

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, 1,041,481 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.

The median age of patients is 41 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 111 years old.

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

To date, the COVID-19 vaccine has been started in 4,915,037 people in Ohio, which is 42.05% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 26,345 people in the last 24 hours.

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The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 4,293,006 people, which is 36.73% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 32,402 people.

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This chart shows the vaccination rates of each Ohio county:


The ODH reported 91 new hospitalizations today, with two ICU admissions, both of which were lower than the 21-day average. There are currently 935 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 258 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 30% of ICU beds are currently open.


There were 34,145 tests done on May 11, 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 3.5%. 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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