COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 6,369 new COVID-19 cases in the state today, bringing the total number of cases to 1,247,637.
The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 4,279. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC's definition of probable. There have been 1,032,606 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 83% of total cases.
To date, there have been 126, 461 total coronavirus cases reported in Cuyahoga County.
There have now been 20,947 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, 1,140, 034 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.
The median age of patients is 40 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 6,115, 303 people in Ohio, which is 52.32% of the state's population. The vaccine has been started in 11, 935 people in the last 24 hours.
The COVID-19 vaccination has been completed in a total of 5,650,102 people, which is 48.34% of the state's population. In the last 24 hours, the vaccine has been completed in 10,896 people.
This chart shows the vaccination rates of each Ohio county:
The ODH reported 159 new hospitalizations today, with 25 ICU admissions. There are currently 2, 671 COVID-19 patients in Ohio's hospitals, and 808 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 63.8% of the state's hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 9.9%, leaving 26.2% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up `16.8% of the state's ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 58.26% of ICU beds, and 24.86% of ICU beds are currently open.
There were 43, 549 tests done on Thursday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 12.7 percent were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 12.4. Click here for details on where to get a COVID-19 test in your area.
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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