Coronavirus: Ohio seeing ‘unprecedented’ spike in hospitalization, says chief medical officer

More than 150 hospitalizations were reported in Ohio Monday, just below the state’s 21-day average of 166. There are 2,533 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the state, up by more than 1,000 than the 1,456 patients reported on Oct. 27, according to ODH.

In southwest Ohio, there were 671 hospitalized coronavirus patients on Monday, with 163 in the ICU and97 on ventilators. COVID-19 patients account for 9.76% of the region’s hospital beds, with 2,018 beds, or 29.34%, open.

Ohio added 4,706 coronavirus cases Monday, bringing its total to 254,974, according to the ODH. It is the seventh straight day the state has reported more than 4,000 cases a day.

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