COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Ohio Department of Health has released the latest numbers related to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Numbers as of Sunday, Jan. 23 follow:

TotalChange
New cases2,506,175+9,932
Hospitalizations104,759+74
ICU admissions12,491+6
Deaths*31,987N/A
*–Deaths are updated twice a week, usually on Tuesdays and Fridays

 The 21-day case average is above 21,500.

The department reported 3,236 people started the vaccination process, bringing the total to 7,136,154 which is 61.08% of the state’s population. And 12,201 received booster shots.

The Ohio Hospital Association reported the following numbers related to COVID-19 patients:

Hospitalized patients
with COVID-19

No.
Percent of
total beds
Percent of total
beds available
Total5,34822.1%18.2%
In ICU1,07224.85%17.76%
On ventilator72914.72%60.93%

Ohio schools reported more than 27,000 new coronavirus cases this week, setting a new record one week after cases shattered a previous record. The NFL announced Saturday its ending daily COVID-19 testing for all players, regardless of vaccination status. Doctors explain how the next COVID variant may emerge.