Ohio recorded fewer than 4,000 weekly COVID-19 cases for the first time this year.
The 3,372 cases reported by the Ohio Department of Health on Thursday also brought the state’s three-week average to 4,584 cases. It’s the first time the three-week average is fewer than 5,000 for the first time in 2023.
Thursday marked at least the fifth consecutive week the state has set a new record low for weekly cases this year.
As of Thursday, ODH is reporting the following COVID data:
- Total: 3,435,359
- Last week: 3,372
- Three-week average: 4,584
- Total: 140,069
- Last week: 241
- Three-week average: 294
COVID ICU admissions:
- Total: 15,187
- Last week: 19
- Three-week average: 24
- Total: 42,126
- Last week: 53
- Three-week average: 51
Approximately 64.86% of Ohioans started the primary COVID vaccine and 60.17% had finished it as of Thursday. ODH reported 15.81% of residents have received the updated vaccine dose.
Those interested in getting vaccinated can visit https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/ to find a provider or schedule an appointment.
Vaccines also are available by appointment from each county’s local health department, and vaccine providers are listed on Ohio’s coronavirus dashboard.