COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Ohio Department of Health has released the latest number of COVID-19 cases in the state.
As of Friday, Nov. 12, the state reports a total of 1,596,171 (+5,379) cases, leading to 82,075 (+140) hospitalizations and 10,365 (+12) admissions into the ICU. A total of 6,568,806 people — or 56.2% of the state’s population — has at least started the vaccination process, an increase of 10,891 from the previous day.
The ODH reported 361 deaths Friday, bringing the total to 25,643. The state is updating the number only after death certificates have been processed, usually twice a week.
The 21-day case average is just above 3,700.