COLUMBUS, Ohio – The number of coronavirus cases increased 255 on Monday, according to the Ohio Department of Health, below the 21-day average of 632.
Ohio has had 1,104,903 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Deaths remain at 19,980, with no increases. The federal government sends the state fatality updates twice a week and the last was Friday.
The Department of Health follows the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s definition of a case. That includes those diagnosed through genetic PCR or antigen tests, or people diagnosed in a clinical setting — experiencing symptoms who are linked to a confirmed COVID-19 case, among other criteria.
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Between 6 a.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday, only 6,156 coronavirus vaccines were started. The total number of people in Ohio who have started vaccines is 5,386,144, or 46.08% of the state’s population.
Between Sunday and Monday mornings, 14,302 more vaccines were completed; 40.88% of Ohioans have completed the vaccine.
The Ohio Hospital Association says 516 people are in facilities with COVID-19, a net decrease of 27 since Sunday when considering admissions and discharges.
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