Editor’s Note: The video above is of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine discussing COVID-19 in young people.
That’s about 49% of the state’s population.
While the state health department doesn’t report overall breakthrough cases, it does have data about deaths and hospitalizations in 2021 among the vaccinated and the unvaccinated.
24,335 unvaccinated people in Ohio have been hospitalized with coronavirus this year, compared with 744 fully vaccinated people during the same time period.
That’s .01% of people who had a breakthrough COVID-19 case that led to their hospitalization.
This is from January 1, 2021, through September 15, 2021, when last updated.
7,547 people who were not vaccinated have died of COVID-19 in 2021, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
That number is 97 for people who are fully vaccinated or .001% of all people who are vaccinated in the state.