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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The positive case and hospitalization numbers right now are rivaling what was seen in Ohio last winter. Ohio Dept of Health Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff said 9,738 probable and confirmed positive cases of COVID Wednesday. Thursday, that number was even higher. There are 10,456 positive and confirmed cases, after… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — State health leaders say COVID hospitalizations are the highest they’ve been since January before vaccines were widely available. And Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff said the Delta variant is still stressing many facilities, especially where vaccination rates are lower than the state’s average. “Higher vaccination rates… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — After falling to levels not seen in over a year, COVID-19 cases in Ohio have more than doubled in the past couple of weeks due to the latest highly contagious Delta variant. And doctors are warning unvaccinated people that they, and their unvaccinated children, are at great risk of catching… Read More
New research from China suggests people infected with the delta variant have, on average, about 1,000 times more virus in their respiratory tracts than people infected with the original strain.