Ohio recorded fewer than 4,000 weekly COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row.
The 3,121 cases reported by the Ohio Department of Health on Thursday was also the fewest number of cases reported in the state so far this year. It’s at least the six consecutive week the state has set a new record low.
Thursday brought the Ohio’s three-week average to 3,886 cases. It’s the first time the three-week average is fewer than 4,000 in 2023.
As of Thursday, ODH is reporting the following COVID data:
- Total: 3,438,480
- Last week: 3,121
- Three-week average: 3,886
- Total: 140,281
- Last week: 212
- Three-week average: 247
COVID ICU admissions:
- Total: 15,203
- Last week: 16
- Three-week average: 21
- Total: 42,174
- Last week: 48
- Three-week average: 49
Approximately 64.87% of Ohioans started the primary COVID vaccine and 60.18% had finished it as of Thursday. ODH reported 15.86% of residents have received the updated vaccine dose.
Those interested in getting vaccinated can visit https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/ to find a provider or schedule an appointment.
Vaccines also are available by appointment from each county’s local health department, and vaccine providers are listed on Ohio’s coronavirus dashboard.