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COVID-19 in Ohio: 12,108 new cases reported Thursday

The Ohio Department of Health has now reported a total of 2,552,972 coronavirus cases in the state.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health reported 12,108 new COVID-19 cases and 446 additional hospitalizations on Thursday. 

ODH said Wednesday's numbers would be artificially inflated due to a backlog of positive COVID-19 test results

On Tuesday, ODH reported lower numbers due to an electronic laboratory reporting processing error. Testing data from across the state is automatically sent through a system that feeds into the Ohio Disease Reporting System.

ODH said they received five incorrectly formatted files from a long-term care facility Monday evening with each containing both valid and invalid data.

The invalid data caused a backlog in the system and delayed the processing of confirmed cases from other facilities.

Reported data as of Jan. 27:

  • 2,552,972 cases
  • 32,489 deaths
  • 106,616 hospitalizations
  • 2,173,032 presumed recoveries 
  • 7,155,177 (61.21%) have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine 

Breakdown of Ohio cases by county >>

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