One in six patients hospitalized in Ohio and one in four patients in the state’s ICUs has COVID, according to the Ohio Hospital Association.
Coronavirus patients have increased 12% in the last week and 44% in the last three weeks. Ohio’s seen an 8% decrease in hospitalized COVID patients compared to 60 days ago.
The state’s ICUs are seeing a similar trend. In the past week COVID-19 patients have increased 16% and 36% in the past three weeks. Ohio is also seeing an 8% decrease in COVID patients admitted to the ICU compared to 60 days ago, according to OHA.
More than 6.71 million Ohioans have started the COVID-19 vaccine, accounting for 57.45% of the state’s population. More than 68% of adults and 61.06% of Ohioans ages 5 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
About 6.14 million residents, or 52.55% have completed the vaccine, including 63.49% of adults and 55.85% of residents 5 and older, according to ODH.
More than 1.5 million Ohioans have received additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with more than 40,000 people getting an extra shot in the last day.