The number of new cases today is higher than the rolling 21-day average of daily cases, which is 8,438. These numbers include both cases confirmed by a viral test and cases that meet the CDC’s definition of probable. There have been 442,459 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, which account for 95% of total cases.
There were 911 new cases reported in Cuyahoga County today.
There have now been 6,946 coronavirus-related deaths across the state; 64 new deaths were reported today, higher than the 21-day average of 59.
The ODH reported 286 new hospitalizations today, with 23 ICU admissions. There are currently 4,978 COVID-19 patients in Ohio’s hospitals, and 1,163 COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
Non-COVID patients are currently occupying 55.11% of the state’s hospital beds, according to ODH. COVID-positive patients account for 18.43%, leaving 26.46% of beds currently available. COVID patients make up 23.96% of the state’s ICU beds, non-COVID patients are occupying 54.52% of ICU beds, and 21.51% of ICU beds are currently open.
As of today, 315,453 Ohioans are presumed recovered from the disease, according to the ODH.
There were 66,114 tests done on Thursday, the latest day this data from the ODH was available. Of those tests, 17.1% were positive, compared to the rolling 7-day average positivity rate, which is 15.8%.
The median age of patients is 42 with the age range for infected patients from younger than 1 year old to 109 years old.