Coronavirus in Ohio Tuesday update: 20k new cases, 227 deaths reported


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

Numbers as of Tuesday, Jan. 4 follow:

New cases2,093,074+20,411
ICU admissions11,860+57
*–Deaths are updated twice a week, usually on Tuesdays and Fridays

The 21-day case average is just above 14,100.

The department reported 8,306 people started the vaccination process Tuesday, bringing the total to 7,012,836, which is 59.99% of the state’s population. And 24,236 received booster shots.

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

Hospitalized patients
with COVID-19

Percent of
total beds
Percent of total
beds available
In ICU1,30528.71%13.31%
On ventilator84217.12%57.15%

Senator Rob Portman announced he has tested positive for COVID-19. Ohio hospitals are seeing a record-high number of patients due to coronavirus. Researchers discuss why so many people who are vaccinated are getting COVID-19. A former lead White House health official says the omicron variant could mean “the beginning of the end” of the pandemic.

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