On Tuesday, about 1,725 of the 9,922 cases reported were from the backlog, according to the state health department.
As of Wednesday, 4,735 people were hospitalized with COVID in Ohio. The state had 1,177 ICU patients and 741 patients on ventilators with the virus.
One in five patients hospitalized in Ohio and one in three ICU patients have coronavirus, according to the Ohio Hospital Association. COVID has increased 9% in the last week and 46% in the last three weeks in the state’s hospitals. In ICUs, the virus is up 5% in the past week and 28% in the last three weeks.
Compared to 60 days ago, coronavirus has increased 56% in hospitals and 31% in ICUs, according to OHA.
In the last day, Ohio reported 486 hospitalizations and 50 ICU admissions, according to ODH. Its 21-day average is 294 hospitalizations and 30 ICU admissions a day.
More than 6.88 million Ohioans have started the COVID-19 vaccine as of Wednesday. Nearly 59% of residents have received at least one dose, including 69.28% of adults ad 62.6% of those 5 and older.
Almost 54.5% of Ohioans, including 64.45% of adults and 57.68% of residents 5 and older have finished the vaccine, according to ODH.
More than 6.34 million residents have completed the vaccine series and 2.2 million have received an additional dose of the vaccine.