Hospitalizations and ICU admissions were at 8,915 and 2,201 respectively. There were 73 hospitalizations and 16 ICU admissions reported in the last day. The average is 77 for hospitalizations and 17 for ICU admissions.
Six new deaths were reported. The 21-day average for deaths reported each day is 17.
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Last week, Gov. Mike DeWine announced 12 counties were at red, or Level 3, and therefore fall under the mask public health order.
People in Montgomery, Butler, Hamilton, Franklin, Pickaway, Fairfield, Wood, Lorain, Cuyahoga, Summit and Trumbull counties are required to wear masks while inside non-residential structures and when unable to be socially distant outside.
Once a county drops down to orange, or Level 2, they are no longer under the mask order.
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Butler, Hamilton and Cuyahoga counties are approaching purple, or Level 4, which is the most severe level.
Last week marked the second straight week Montgomery and Butler counties were at Level 3. The levels will be updated on Thursdays.