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COVID-19 in Ohio: 1,987 new cases reported Saturday

The Ohio Department of Health has now reported a total of 1,052,099 cases in the state.
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The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,987 new cases of COVID-19 and 83 hospitalizations on Saturday. The state did not release a number of reported deaths for the last 24 hours.

Reported data as of April 17:

  • 1,052,099 cases
  • 18,991 deaths
  • 54,870 hospitalizations
  • 993,561 presumed recoveries
  • 4,345,834 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Latest briefing from Gov. DeWine:

Breakdown of Ohio cases by county >>

The state reported 200 cases per 100,000 Ohioans over the last two weeks.

Gov. DeWine said all state health orders will be lifted when the number of cases in Ohio drops to 50 per 100,000 for two weeks. In order to reach the threshold, the state would need approximately 5,845 COVID-19 cases over a two-week period.


COVID-19 in Ohio

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COVID-19 Vaccine Resources from ODH: 

COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinics

The State of Ohio is sponsoring 18 mass vaccination clinics. Any Ohioan who is eligible to receive the vaccine can schedule an appointment at: gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov.

Additional details and opening dates can be found here.  

For more information on Ohio's response to COVID-19, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.