Ohio’s COVID cases per 100K people climbs back over 400

After weeks of declining COVID-19 transmission rates, Ohio saw an increase in cases per 100,000 people over two weeks.

Ohio reported an average of 410.5 cases per 100,000 people over two weeks, according to the Ohio Department of Health. On Nov. 4, the state recorded 354.3 cases per 100,000.

All of Ohio’s 88 counties reported fewer than 1,000 cases per 100,000 people. The CDC’s definition of a high COVID transmission rate is 100 case per 100,000 people. None of the counties had fewer than 100 cases per 100,000. Defiance County had the highest transmission rate with 908.4 cases per 100,000 people. Athens County reported 176 cases per 100,000, the fewest reported in the state.

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