The ODH reported that 13,353 people started their vaccine in the past 24 hours, bringing the partially vaccinated state population to 5,838,358 people, or just under 50% of the population. Just under 7,000 people completed their vaccine in the past 24 hours, bringing the fully vaccinated population to 5,426,864 people, or 46.43% of the state population, the ODH said.
This week, the ODH has begun recording breakthrough COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths for those who have been fully vaccinated compared with those who have not been vaccinated. Since the beginning of 2021, 295 fully vaccinated people have been hospitalized and 64 fully vaccinated people have died, compared to 18,547 hospitalizations and 6,864 deaths of those who have not been fully vaccinated, the ODH reported. The breakthrough case data will be updated every Wednesday, the ODH said.