COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Ohio Department of Health has released the latest numbers related to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Numbers as of Tuesday, Jan. 11 follow:
The 21-day case average is above 17,100.
The department reported 8,273 people started the vaccination process, bringing the total to 7,068,240, which is 60.47% of the state’s population. And 23,323 received booster shots.
The Ohio Hospital Association reported the following numbers related to COVID-19 patients:
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Some Ohio State professors are pushing for remote learning as students returned for in-person classes Monday. The CEO of Pfizer said the company is aiming to have a vaccine to target the omicron variant ready in March. Private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight COVID-19 tests per month starting Saturday.