COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Ohio Department of Health has released the latest number of COVID-19 cases in the state.
Numbers as of Friday, Feb. 18 follow:
The 21-day case average is below 4,000.
The department reported 2,698 people started the vaccination process, bringing the total to 7,208,548 which is 61.67% of the state’s population. And 5,558 received booster shots.
The Ohio Hospital Association reported the following numbers related to COVID-19 patients:
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New coronavirus cases reported by Ohio schools fell for the fourth week in a row on Thursday as K-12 schools recorded their lowest week of cases since classes began last fall. After hitting a daily peak in cases in early January, coronavirus cases driven by the omicron variant are trending down in every Ohio county. But they are not trending down equally everywhere.