Ohio COVID cases top 8,000 in one day, hospitalizations rise (Me: Ohio school, and retail openings failing… need to tighten up, mask up and vaccinate ASAP)

Ohio’s daily COVID-19 cases climbed back over the 8,000 mark with 8,349 new cases reported on Thursday, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

It’s the fifth straight day the state has recorded an increase of cases.

In the last three weeks, Ohio is averaging 6,178 cases a day and 7,268 cases a day in the last week.

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As of Thursday, all 88 of Ohio’s counties meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s definition for a high transmission rate of COVID-19. Each county has reported more than 100 cases per 100,000 people over the last two weeks. Pike County has the highest rate in state with 1,937.2 cases per 100,000 people.

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