Ohio reports 3,605 COVID-19 in last week’s case: weekly coronavirus update for Thursday, March 17
Ohio reports 3,605 COVID-19 in last week’s case: weekly coronavirus update for Thursday, March 17

Ohio reports 3,605 COVID-19 in last week’s case: weekly coronavirus update for Thursday, March 17

CLEVELAND, Ohio – State of Ohio Thursday, 3,605 new cases of COVID-19 reported in its first weekly update of the dashboard. That is an average of 515 new cases a day over seven days.

Last week, the state announced that it was changing its daily updates to the COVID-19 dashboard to weekly updates on Thursday.

The total number of cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020 has now reached 2,666,030.

Ohio’s death toll since the start of the pandemic is now 37,608, up from 396 last week.

A total of 7,266,570 Ohioans have received at least one vaccination, representing about 66% of Ohioans age 5 and up.

Since the beginning of 2021, there have been 22,807 deaths among people reported as unvaccinated and 1,180 among people reported to be fully vaccinated. And there have been 65,108 fully admitted Ohioans who were not fully vaccinated, and 4,410 fully vaccinated people admitted.

The state does not report for COVID-19 cases whether people have been vaccinated.

The total number of cases reported recently is likely to be underestimated, as some people do not report home tests and others may not test at all.

Today’s summary:

* Total number of reported cases: 2,666,030, an increase of 3,605.

* Total number of reported admissions: 113,379, an increase of 309.

* Total reported ICU admissions: 13,347, an increase of 50.

Sunday’s summary (last daily report)

* Total number of reported cases: 2,663,835, an increase of 317.

* Total admissions reported: 113,165, an increase of 4.

* Total reported ICU admissions: 13,311, an increase of 0.

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