CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Thursday, the Department of Health reported 9,990 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 807,293 cases statewide since the start of the pandemic.
Gov. Mike DeWine scheduled a briefing on Thursday where he provided more details about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout as more Ohioans become eligible for it.
The 24-hour increase of 7,654 reported cases is a cumulative of all positive test results as a lagging indicator the Ohio Department of Health received on Thursday; not a total number of new infections reported in a single day.
Also, 109 new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
An additional 93,125 total cases and 1,016 deaths are presumed to be linked to COVID-19 under the CDC expanded definitions and included in the Ohio Department of Health’s reporting.
Out of the 42,491 total hospitalizations reported on Thursday, at least 6,289 individuals were admitted to intensive care units.