Ohio has had 1,119,298 total cases of COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Health reported July 21.

The number of reported cases increased by 785 from July 20. The state's 21-day average is 380.

Ohio has an average of 27 cases per 100,000 residents over two weeks, the ODH reported July 15. 

The ODH has changed how it releases COVID-19 deaths in the state after conducting a review of the process. Deaths will be verified by coded death certificate information received from the National Center for Health Statistics, which can take some time to receive, according to a note on the ODH website. Death information is not available daily and will be updated twice a week moving forward. 

Ohio residents account for a total of 20,449 COVID-19 deaths, the ODH reported July 20; the median age of those who has died is 79.

The individuals who have tested positive range in age of less than a year to 111 years old; the median age is 41.

As of July 21, the total number of tests conducted in Ohio is 13,921,782. The daily percent positivity of confirmed laboratory tests is 4.1%, with a seven-day moving average of 2.8%, according to July 19 data reported by performing labs via ODH's electronic laboratory reporting system.

The ODH reports 61,325 cumulative hospitalizations, and 8,406 individuals have been admitted to the ICU due to the coronavirus. The median age of those hospitalized is 66.

There are currently 361 people hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of July 21.

The ODH reports 1,089,260 individuals are presumed recovered – defined as cases with a symptom onset over 21 days prior who are not deceased.

Franklin County accounts for 129,900 of the cases, 3,983 hospitalizations and 1,492 deaths.

A total of 5,681,055 Ohioans (48.60% of the state's population) have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 5,321,813 Ohioans (45.53%) completed the vaccination process as of July 21.

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

Recommended for you

Subscribe or opt-in to home delivery today!

Do you wish to receive free home delivery of the Columbus Jewish News? Click here to subscribe now.

The CJN is asking those who receive the newspaper to confirm their subscriptions to help us get a sense of our readers’ engagement. To opt-in to the newspaper if you are already receiving it at your home, click here. Home delivery to Columbus area residents is free, thanks, in part, to the support of JewishColumbus and Schottenstein Stores Corp.