Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reported Sunday that the number of confirmed or probable infections of the novel coronavirus had risen to 562,727, up 9,266 since Saturday.
The number of Ohioans have died with the coronavirus rose by 15, to 7,492.
The state reported 553,461 total cases and 7,477 deaths on Saturday.
COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide rose by 170 in the past 24 hours, but that is much lower than the 21-day rolling average of 360 daily hospitalizations. Twenty COVID-19 patients were transferred to the ICU in the past 24 hours, also down from the 21-day rolling average of 36.
Sunday’s case count is also lower than the 21-day rolling average, which currently sits at 10,062 cases.
Coronavirus statistics on weekends often lag due to reporting delays.
There are nearly 72 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and more than 1.6 million deaths worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. In the U.S., there are more than 16.1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and more than 298,000 COVID-19 deaths.