Ohio Department of Health taking day off, releasing April 4 and 5 coronavirus numbers Monday


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) — The Ohio Department of Health announced it will not release the state’s latest coronavirus numbers Sunday afternoon as usual. Instead, Easter’s numbers are set to be reported along with Monday’s numbers.

As of Saturday, there have been 1,024,011 total confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state since the pandemic began, which includes an addition of 2,293 cases reported yesterday along with a total of 18,643 deaths (including zero additional fatalities reported yesterday).

Death statistics are no longer being reported daily for accuracy purposes, ODOH said.

The total number of hospitalizations because of the virus since the pandemic began is 53,306 people as of Saturday.

About 970,904 people are presumed to have recovered from the illness in the state.

The number of people vaccinated in the state as of Saturday is 3,647,477 or about 31.20% of the population. That number includes people who have gotten one or two shots so far.

The drive-thru Summit County vaccination site is now open to Ohioans:

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