**Watch the video above for more on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System’s current levels.**
According to the health department, there have been 121,340 total confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state since the pandemic began. The virus has killed 4,126 Ohio residents.
In the last 24 hours, 1,216 cases, 21 deaths, 67 hospitalizations were reported to the state department of health.
Ohio counties with the most coronavirus cases:
- Franklin: 21,497
- Cuyahoga: 15,544
- Hamilton: 11,041
- Lucas: 6,344
- Montgomery: 5,582
Ohio counties with the most coronavirus deaths:
- Cuyahoga: 574
- Franklin: 562
- Lucas: 341
- Hamilton: 286
- Mahoning: 265
Ohio currently has six counties in Level 3, or the red level, of the Ohio Public Health Advisory System for another week.: Erie, Lorain, Lucas, Mercer, Montgomery and Preble.
DeWine said Lorain County is making progress and the number of cases per capita is dropping. Cuyahoga County remained at the orange level for the second week since the system was introduced two months ago.
The Ohio Public Health Advisory System examines the following factors: new cases per capita, sustained increase in new cases, the proportion of cases that are not in congregate settings, sustained increase in COVID-19-related emergency room visits, sustained increase in COVID-19 outpatient visits including telehealth, sustained increase in COVID-19 hospital admissions and intensive care unit occupancy.
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