Coronavirus: 181,787 cases, 5,067 deaths reported in Ohio

There have been 181,787 cases and 5,067 deaths from coronavirus in Ohio as of Sunday, October 18, the Ohio Department of Health said. A total of 1,562 new cases were reported today. This is the first time in four days the new reported number of cases has been below 2,000. No new deaths were reported today.

171,245 cases and 4,759 deaths have been confirmed by the state. A total of 52 new hospitalizations have been reported today, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 17,061. Eight intensive care admissions were reported, bringing the total to 3,547.

ExploreCoronavirus: 65% of Ohioans living in red counties, DeWine says

As of Thursday, October 15, twenty-nine counties in Ohio are at level 3, or red, representing 65% of Ohioans, Gov. Mike DeWine said. There are 52 counties that have a high incidence of coronavirus, meaning there are more than 1000 cases per 100,000 residents over the last two weeks.

“When you look at these numbers, this is the worst situation Ohio has been in,” DeWine said.

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