Coronavirus in Ohio Thursday update: More than 19,000 new cases reported – NBC4 WCMH-TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) The Ohio Department of Health has released the latest number of COVID-19 cases in the state.

Numbers as of Thursday, Jan. 13 follow:

The 21-day case average is above17,600.

The department reported9,677people started the vaccination process, bringing the total to7,084,804, which is 60.61% of the states population. And24,987received booster shots.

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

Franklin County Public Health Commissioner Joe Mazzola said he thinks we should all be very concerned about the rate at which COVID-19 is spreading in the community. With vaccination rates steadying in the state, the ripple effect is being felt among young children in central Ohio. As the six-month mark for those who got a COVID-19 booster shot in early fall approaches, an Ohio State doctor said it is likely another booster will be needed soon.

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