COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 20,483 new COVID-19 cases and 689 hospitalizations on Wednesday.
As of Monday morning, health officials said the state has cleared a backlog of tens of thousands of positive COVID-19 test results due to the unprecedented number of cases reported.
Data collected between Dec. 18, 2021 and Jan. 1, 2022 shows omicron makes up 74.24% of all cases in Ohio with delta accounting for 24.83%.
In the previous two-week reporting period, omicron was 31.44% and delta was 68.10%.
Reported data as of Jan. 19:
- 2,439,205 cases
- 31,245 deaths
- 103,406 hospitalizations
- 1,984,127 presumed recoveries
- 7,119,018 (60.90%) have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
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COVID-19 Vaccine Resources from ODH:
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