COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Ohio Department of Health has released the latest number of COVID-19 cases in the state.
The ODH announced Tuesday that a processing error by an electronic laboratory reporting system has caused an artificially lowered, incomplete amount of cases to be released.
Numbers as of Tuesday, Jan. 25 follow:
The 21-day case average is above 21,100.
The department reported 4,393 people started the vaccination process, bringing the total to 7,145,161 which is 61.09% of the state’s population. And 9,906 received booster shots.
The Ohio Hospital Association reported the following numbers related to COVID-19 patients:
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The highly contagious but quickly moving omicron variant of COVID-19 may be past its peak in Ohio, per the latest data on cases and hospitalizations in the state. The COVID-19 positivity rate in Ohio is trending down, with hospitalizations across the state following suit.