Ohio is continuing a streak of more than 1,000 daily cases as the Ohio Department of Health reported 1,091 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 55,257.
The surge in cases has now been over 1,000 each day for the last three days. The 21-day average now sits at 706.
There have been a total of 2,903 COVID-19-related deaths to date with 17 new deaths reported Friday, slightly under the 21-day average of 19.
Both hospitalizations and ICU admissions were down significantly from the 21-day averages. On Friday, 46 new COVID-19 hospitalizations were reported, down from the 21-day average of 60. There were 9 new ICU admissions across the state, down from the 21-day average of 14.
To date, there have been 8,084 hospitalizations and 2,044 ICU admissions across the state of Ohio.
Of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ohio, 13% have been healthcare workers.
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The Ohio Department of Health released the number of presumed recoveries in the state, with 39,423 people recovered from COVID-19 to date.
On Thursday, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said the state would be adding the recovery metric to its database. He said to get that number, the state takes the total number of cases and subtracts the number of deaths and bases that on data over the last 21 days. Husted said that after working with the data and health officials, they have deemed that to be an accurate number based on those factors.
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