According to the Ohio Department of Health, there have been 9,019 cases in states in the past day. Ohio last reported 9,000 cases in winter. The daily cases on Friday are 1,000 more than the 7,897 cases reported on Thursday, the highest level in the previous 21 days in the state.
For The First Time Since January, More Than 9,000 Covid19 Cases Are Reported Daily In Ohio.
According to ODH, Ohio has averaged 5,258 cases per day over the past three weeks and 6,355 cases per day over the past week.
Ohio reported 134 deaths on Friday, the highest number in three weeks. Death data may fluctuate because other states do not regularly provide death certificates to the Ohio Bureau of Vital Statistics.
The date of death reported does not reflect the date of death. For the fifth day in a row, more than 800 COVID patients were in the state’s intensive care unit on Friday. For coronavirus patients, there are 3,234 hospital beds (12%) and 899 intensive care beds (18.78%) in Ohio. According to ODH, the state has 5,860 hospital beds (21.8%) and 1,032 open intensive care units (21.56%).
Over the past 24 hours, Ohio has registered 261 hospitalizations and 19 admissions to intensive care. Ohio has averaged 185 hospitalizations per day and 18 hospitalizations per day over the past three weeks.
More than half of Ohio’s residents began receiving the coronavirus vaccine as of Friday, including 63.74% of adults and 61.58% of people aged 12 and over. According to ODH, almost 48.75% of residents completed vaccination, with 59.22% of adults being vaccinated and 56.94% of people over 12 years of age.
The number of new cases today exceeds the 21-day moving average of daily cases of 5,258. These numbers include both cases confirmed by virus testing and cases that meet the CDC’s definition of likelihood. To date, COVID has 19 cases, accounting for 83% of the total.
Statewide, 21,154 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported; 134 new deaths have been reported today due to state changes in how often deaths are reported.
According to ODH, 1,159,265 Ohio residents have recovered from the disease to date.
The median age of the patients was 40 years, with the age of the patients ranging from less than 1 year to 111 years.
This is Ohio’s vaccination rate compared to other states:
To date, 6,158,621 people have been vaccinated against COVID19 in Ohio, accounting for 52.69% of the state’s population. Over the past 24 hours, 10,514 people have been vaccinated. Completed vaccination against COVID19 out of 5,694,547 people, which is 48.72% of the state’s population. Over the past 24 hours, 9,254 people have been vaccinated.
ODH has reported 261 new admissions to date, of which 19 are admitted to intensive care. There are currently 3,234 COVID19 patients in Ohio hospitals and 899 COVID19 patients in intensive care units.
Patients without COVID currently account for 66.2% of hospital beds in public hospitals, according to ODH, COVID-positive patients account for 12%, the remaining 21.8% of existing beds, COVID patients account for 18.78% of beds in intensive care units therapy in the state. Patients without COVID account for 59.66% of ICU beds and 21.56% of open ICU beds.
49 678 trials were conducted on Wednesday, the last day this ODH data is available. Of these tests, 13.5% were positive, compared with a 7-day average positivity rate of 13.9%.
Orders for Columbus masks have ended.
The Ministry of Health reported 134 deaths, bringing the total death toll to 21,154. The state updates the meter only after the death certificate has been processed, usually twice a week.
The 21-day median number of cases in Ohio now exceeds 5,200. The orders for masks for indoor public spaces began Friday in Columbus and include businesses, shops, bars, and restaurants. The commission announced that Franklin County government officials will be required to demonstrate immunization or otherwise be screened twice a week.
And President Joe Biden announced Thursday that companies with at least 100 employees will be required to request vaccinations or require employees to be screened weekly.