Ohio COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Increase in ICU Admissions

Cases of COVID-19 in Ohio

Ohio has reported 13,047 new cases of COVID-19 in the past seven days, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 3,307,568, according to the State Coronavirus Dashboard updated Dec. 29.

Ohio has an average of 232.4 cases per 100,000 residents over a two-week period, according to the Ohio Department of Health. The three-week average of reported cases is 15,886.

The age of those who test positive ranges from less than a year to 111 years; average age 39 years.

ODH reports that 3,216,669 people are believed to have recovered, defined as cases with onset of symptoms more than 21 days ago who have not died.

COVID-19 in Franklin County

Franklin County accounts for 357,732 cases, 5,943 hospitalizations and 2,769 deaths.

Franklin County has been identified as having a “medium” incidence of COVID-19 based on cases and hospitalizations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC recommends that COVID-19 vaccines be kept up to date; get tested if you have symptoms; wear a mask if you have symptoms, test positive, or have been in contact with someone with COVID-19; and wear a mask on public transport.

COVID-19 hospitalization in Ohio

ODH reported 133,484 COVID-19 hospitalizations on Dec. 29, up 608 from a week earlier. A total of 14,716 people have been admitted to the ICU due to the coronavirus, up 35 from a week earlier.

The average number of registered hospitalizations in three weeks is 637 people. The average number of registered hospitalizations in three weeks is 44 people. Currently, as of December 29, 1,387 people with COVID-19 have been hospitalized: 203 people are in the intensive care unit, 101 are on mechanical ventilation. .

The average age of those hospitalized is 66 years.

Deaths from COVID-19 in Ohio

Ohioans account for a total of 40,928 COVID-19 deaths, ODH reported Dec. 29, an increase of 88 deaths from a week earlier. The average number of reported deaths in three weeks is 95.

The average age of the dead is 77 years.

Mortality data is verified using coded death certificate information that the state receives from the National Center for Health Statistics and may take some time to obtain, ODH notes on the state’s coronavirus dashboard.

COVID-19 vaccinations in Ohio

A total of 7,550,277 Ohioans (64.59% of the state’s population) have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 6,998,324 Ohioans (59.87%) have completed the vaccination process as of December 29. the first booster and 1,689,586 received the second booster. A total of 1,620,978 people received the upgraded bivalent booster.

Of Ohio residents 18 years and older, 74.08% (6,749,080) started the vaccination process and 69.07% (6,293,361) completed it. A total of 3,730,798 people received the first booster and 1,649,860 received the second booster. A total of 1,541,649 people received the upgraded bivalent booster.

Of Ohio residents aged 12 and over, 72% (7,200,444) started the vaccination process and 67.09% (6,709,782) completed it. A total of 3,879,912 people received the first booster and 1,680,096 people received the second booster. A total of 1,588,777 people received the upgraded bivalent booster.

Of Ohio residents 5 years and older, 68.11% (7,490,568) started the vaccination process and 63.34% (6,966,078) completed it. A total of 3,945,755 people received the first booster and 1,689,555 people received the second booster. A total of 1,619,972 people received the upgraded bivalent booster.

If you have questions regarding COVID-19, call 833-4ASKODH (833-427-5634) or visit Coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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