The Ohio Department of Health recorded 11,663 cases and 508 hospitalizations in the past week.
It’s the first time since Sept. 22 the state reported more than 500 weekly hospitalizations and the second straight week Ohio had more than 11,000 weekly cases.
Ohio has 38 counties with a medium COVID community level and 50 at low, according to CDC data. There are no Ohio counties with a high COVID community level.
Overall, 75.8% of U.S. counties are at low, 21.93% are at medium and 2.27% are at high. The number of counties with a low COVID level decreased by 5.22% in the U.S. this week.
There was a 4.39% increase in medium counties and a 0.84% increase in high counties, according to the CDC.
COVID community levels are determined by the number of new coronavirus cases per 100,000 people in the past week, new COVID hospital admissions and the percent of staffed inpatient hospital beds occupied by coronavirus patients to determine COVID community levels.