The state of Ohio on Sunday reported less than 6,000 cases. This has happened for the first time in four days. According to the Ohio Department of Health, a difference of 808 cases was observed.
On Wednesday, the state reported about 7,102 cases. It was the most cases reported in a single day since the winter. The average count per day in Ohio was 4,449 for three weeks. It reported 5,300 cases in the last seven days. The state in total reported 1.2 million confirmed Covid-19 cases.
Situation Improving In Ohio:The Number Of Hospitalization Is Decreses Day By Day
The average number of hospitalizations per day for last week was 164, which dropped to 52 hospitalizations on Sunday. Five people were admitted to the ICU.
The state of Ohio reported more than 66,000 hospitalizations, mostly in the age group of 60.
Ohio reported an average of 16 deaths in three weeks. A total of 21,000 people lost their lives to the virus, stated the reports from ODH.
61% of residents of Ohio of age 12 and older are vaccinated. 63 % of adults have also received at least the first dose. As much as 50% of Ohio’s population is fully vaccinated. 56% of 12 years and older and 59% of adults are completely vaccinated.
6.1 million people in Ohio have started taking their vaccine.
The United States now has 39.9 million confirmed Covid-19 cases. With 648,400 deaths, states Johns Hopkins University. The global total is more than 220.5 million confirmed cases and 4.56 million deaths. 53% of the American population is vaccinated, informed the CDC.
Earlier this week, Ohio had the maximum number of Covid-19 patients in ICU. It was because the vaccine was not widely available to the citizens. Now with vaccination rates getting better, the situation seems to be improving. On Saturday, it had 808 ICU patients.
In Ohio, another 67,809 people have received their first dose of vaccine in the last seven days, which is more than the number of people vaccinated in the last week of August.
The United States is also having a debate going on over the booster dose. The Pfizer booster dose is yet to get approval from the FDA.
Dr. Fauci said that the delivery of booster doses can start on 20 September. The Moderna booster dose is yet to be discussed, and it is believed that it might not get its approval by September 20.
Apart from the rising cases in the United States, almost five states are still experiencing a ban on mask mandates for school students and staff.
The students are now going back to in-private classroom learning. The Biden administration has ensured the citizens and said, “it is their responsibility to return the staff and students safely back to classrooms.”
The White House is investigating the five states observing the ban on mask mandate. Apart from Covid-19 planning, the Biden administration is also planning an approach for future pandemics. A covid like pandemic is expected to hit humans within a decade. The USA is also closely studying the MU covid variant.