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Ohio health officials update status of COVID-19

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Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 9:14 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2021 at 11:22 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Ohio Department of Health officials held a news conference Tuesday morning to update the status of COVID-19 and urged people to get vaccinated before the holidays.

Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, the Director of the Ohio Department of Health, along with Dr. Thomas Herchline, from the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University and Benjamin Robison, the Wood County Health Commissioner, all participated in the news conference.

COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased by 23% in the past month.

ICU admissions have also increased recently.

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