CLEVELAND, Ohio — The state of Ohio on Thursday reported 18,838 new cases of COVID-19 in its weekly dashboard update.
This week’s case total averages to about 2,691 new cases per day over seven days.
That’s higher than last week’s total of 17,225, or 2,461 a day, but still below case totals in January, when they hit nearly 200,000 a week.
Total reported COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic were 38,920, up from 38,852 a week ago.
The total COVID-19 case count since early 2020 has now reached 2,867,291.
A total of 7,372,030 Ohioans have received at least one vaccination, representing about 66.9% of Ohioans age 5 and up.
Since the beginning of 2021, there have been 23,940 deaths among people reported as unvaccinated, and 1,298 among people reported to be fully vaccinated. And there have been 70,699 hospitalized Ohioans who were not fully vaccinated, and 4,989 fully vaccinated people hospitalized.
The state does not report for COVID-19 cases whether people were vaccinated.
The total cases being reported recently likely are understated, as some people do not report at-home tests and others may not be testing at all.
* Total reported cases: 2,867,291, up 18,838.
* Total reported hospitalizations: 119,650, up 411.
* Total reported ICU admissions: 13,783, up 29.
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* Total reported cases: 2,848,453, up 17,225.
* Total reported hospitalizations: 119,239, up 483.
* Total reported ICU admissions: 13,754, up 32.
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