Ohio has had 177,991 total cases of COVID-19 and 5,054 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Health reported Oct. 16.

The number of reported cases increased by 2,148 from Oct. 15.

The total number of individuals who have been tested in Ohio is 3,793,170. The new daily percent positive cases 5.1%, with a seven-day moving average of positive cases of 4.4%, according to data from Oct. 14.

The individuals who have tested positive range in age from less than 1 year old to 109 years old, with a median age of 40.

The ODH reported 16 new deaths Oct. 16. The median age of those who have died is 80.

The ODH reports 16,910 individuals have been hospitalized, and 3,522 have been admitted to the ICU due to the coronavirus. The median age of those hospitalized is 65.

The ODH reports 148,284 individuals are presumed recovered – defined as cases with a symptom onset over 21 days prior who are not deceased.

Franklin County accounts for 30,157 of the cases, 2,144 hospitalizations and 635 deaths.

If you have questions regarding COVID-19, call 833-4ASKODH (833-427-5634) or visit coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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