Hospitalizations are also continuing to decrease throughout the Dayton area and Ohio.
Of the 1,345 people with COVID hospitalized in the state Wednesday, 143 were in west central Ohio and 298 were in southwest Ohio, according to OHA. Coronavirus patients have decreased by 62% over the past 60 days and dropped 53% during that same period in southwest Ohio. Statewide, the number of inpatients with the virus has declined 72% in 60 days.
Wednesday marked the seventh day in a row Ohio recorded fewer than 200 daily COVID hospitalizations. The state added 198 hospitalizations in the last day and is averaging 172 COVID hospitalizations a day in the last three weeks, according to ODH.
Ohio added 1,323 COVID cases in the past day, bringing its total to 2,648,371 cases. It’s been six days since the state recorded more than 2,000 cases in a day. Ohio’s 21-day average is 2,517 coronavirus cases a day, according to the state health department.
Nearly 61.75% of Ohioans have started the COVID-19 vaccine, including 71.77% of adults and 65.62% of those ages 5 and older. More than 57% of residents have finished the vaccine, including 66.57% of adults and 60.64% of people 5 and older, according to ODH.
Approximately 7.22 million people in Ohio have received at least one dose of the vaccine and nearly 6.67 million have finished it. More than 3.63 million Ohioans have received a booster dose.