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COVID-19 Rises Again in an Undervaccinated State

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal COVID-19 Rises Again in an Undervaccinated State

BY: JAKE ZUCKERMAN COVID-19 cases are once again ascendant in the 10th least vaccinated state in the nation. State data shows infection rates are climbing and the workloads are reupping at hospitals, where more than 2,700 Ohioans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. An analysis of state data shows that 11 months into the vaccine rollout, the ground is […]

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COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalizations Continue to Decline in Ohio

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalizations Continue to Decline in Ohio

BY: JAKE ZUCKERMAN COVID-19 infection rates in Ohio continued to descend Monday, as they have for roughly six weeks and counting. At October’s end, an average of roughly 2,700 Ohioans were contracting COVID-19 per day, as compared to nearly 7,200 in mid-September or more than 10,000 daily in December 2020, according to data from the state […]

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Latest COVID-19 Surge Starts to Ease in Ohio

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Latest COVID-19 Surge Starts to Ease in Ohio

BY: JAKE ZUCKERMAN A two-month surge in COVID-19 infections in Ohio appears to be easing, state data shows. On Oct. 1, the average rate of new infections by day fell to about 5,000, down from a recent high of about 7,400 per day in mid-September. While less pronounced, the number of patients in the hospital on […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Trickles as Hospitalizations Climb

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Trickles as Hospitalizations Climb

Ohio has 10th lowest COVID-19 vaccination rate by state BY: JAKE ZUCKERMAN An average of more than 6,400 Ohioans continue to contract COVID-19 per day, according to data from the state health department. The recent surge of cases is driven by children aged 18 and below, who comprise nearly 3 in 10 infections statewide. Nearly 3,700 […]

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Columbus to Require Masks in Indoor Public Spaces

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus to Require Masks in Indoor Public Spaces

Mayor Andrew Ginther announced on Wednesday, Sept. 8 during a press conference that he would be issuing an executive order requiring all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask in indoor public spaces. The executive order will be virtually the same as one issued last year, including enforcement. The order is in effect […]

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Ohio State Joins List of Employers and Universities Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio State Joins List of Employers and Universities Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination

With the announcement Monday, Aug. 23 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, The Ohio State University announced on Tuesday it would require every student, faculty and staff member to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with a first dose received by Oct. 15. Employers and universities across the […]

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Central Ohio Public Health Departments Issue Indoor Mask Advisory

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Central Ohio Public Health Departments Issue Indoor Mask Advisory

Just two months after repealing Columbus’ mask mandate, officials from Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health have issued an indoor mask advisory. Dr. Mysheika Roberts and other health officials addressed the current state of the pandemic in Central Ohio earlier Thursday afternoon in response to an increase in COVID-19 cases rates. In the […]

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