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4,000 new cases, 73 hospitalizations – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2021-09-26 14:02:42 –

Columbus (WCMH) —The Ohio Department of Health has published the latest COVID-19 cases in the state.

As of Sunday, September 26, a total of 1,390,015 (+4,266) cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic, leading to 71,856 (+73) hospitalizations and 9,374 (+9) ICU admissions. A total of 6,284,039 Ohio people (53.76% of the state’s population) have initiated the vaccination process. This is an increase of 4,099 from the previous day.

The Ministry of Health reported 224 new deaths on Friday, bringing the total to 21,820. The state updates the number, usually twice a week, after the death certificate has been processed.

As in some Ohio intensive care units, the average 21-day case in Ohio is now over 6,500. There is a shortage of beds.

The Ministry of Health reported 125 deaths on Tuesday, bringing the total to 21,596. The state updates the number, usually twice a week, after the death certificate has been processed.

As in some Ohio intensive care units, the average 21-day case in Ohio is now over 6,500. There is a shortage of beds.

Saturday, Ohio Health Department Announced guidance on vaccine booster doses.. ODH has made the following recommendations:

  • People over the age of 65 or residents in long-term care facilities are required to receive booster shots.
  • People between the ages of 50 and 64 with certain underlying illnesses need to receive booster shots.
  • People between the ages of 18 and 49 with certain underlying illnesses may receive booster shots based on their individual interests and risks. The CDC shows that this is a vaccinated decision.
  • People over the age of 18 who are at high risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection due to work or institutional life may receive booster shots based on their personal interests and risks. The CDC shows that this is a vaccinated decision.

Download the ODH Booster Shot Fact Sheet below.

Governor Mike DeWine expressed concern about the increase in hospitalizations for nearly 400 Ohio people under the age of 49 during the week of September 5, and the majority of patients were unvaccinated. He said two people under the age of 50 died daily from COVID-19 in August.

DeWine spoke with medical personnel throughout the state. They said that in addition to COVID-19 patients filling the hospital, staffing issues are beginning to occur, making it difficult to care for them.

Ohio recorded 9,019 cases of coronavirus on September 10. It was the highest daily total since January 8th (9,535).

In just 17 days across the pandemic, Ohio had 9,000 cases and more than 10,000 cases in just 10 days. The state’s highest daily total was set at 11,885 on November 23.

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