CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health reported Sunday that the number of confirmed or probable infections of the novel coronavirus had risen to 1,011,622, up 1,019 since Saturday.
The state did not report any new deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the state’s COVID-19 dashboard, the total number of deaths is no longer available daily. It will be updated two times a week.
The state reported 1,690 new cases Saturday.
In the past 24 hours, COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide rose by 27, which is much less than the 21-day rolling average of 87 daily hospitalizations. No COVID-19 patients were transferred to the ICU in the past 24 hours, also less than the current 21-day rolling average of 9.
Sunday’s case count is lower than the 21-day rolling average, which currently sits at 1,579.
Ohio reported another 59,178 COVID-19 vaccines started, meaning at least one dose has been given, as of Sunday afternoon. A total of 3,245,116 vaccines have been started in the state, representing 27.76% of Ohio’s population. A total of 1,857,700 vaccinations have been completed (15.89% of Ohio’s population).
Coronavirus statistics on weekends often lag due to reporting delays.
There are almost 127 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and over 2.7 million deaths worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. In the U.S., there are greater than 30 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and nearly 550,000 COVID-19 deaths.
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