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COVID-19

State’s COVID-19 case numbers dip Sunday

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,076 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 1,053,175 cases since the pandemic began. Hospitalizations on Sunday increased by 27 to 54,897. In its most recent update Friday, the ODH reported an additional 74 deaths, ...

Trumbull health district to host vaccine clinic Thursday

The Trumbull County Combined Health District will be hosting a vaccine clinic next week to individuals age 16 and older. The clinic will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds. Those attending the clinic are asked to enter the fairgrounds at Gate A on Bazetta Road, ...

Pace of new COVID-19 cases continues to quicken in Ohio

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio has exceeded 2,000 at least seven times this month, after exceeding that number only four days in March. The Ohio Department of Health reported 2,216 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday in the state, up from the daily average of 1,965 the past 21 days. It ...

US opens more distance in worldwide race against coronavirus

(AP) - The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world on Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a months-long race to protect the population against COVID-19, even as other countries, rich and poor, struggle with stubbornly high ...

DeWine says vaccine pause will be short-lived

The problems with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19 are “very rare” and the pause will “be short,” Gov. Mike DeWine said. DeWine announced Tuesday the temporary pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine came in response to the Food and Drug Administration and the ...

COVID-19 infections mount in Ohio

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio keeps increasing even though more are getting vaccinated for the virus. The issue is new variants of the virus are becoming more prominent and they are “more contagious and more deadly,” said Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, Ohio Department of Health chief ...

COVID-19 cases rise over weekend

COVID-19 cases increased by 1,855 on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 1,039,455 since the pandemic began over a year ago, according to the Ohio Department of Health. As of Sunday, 54,078 people were hospitalized, which was an increase of 31 statewide. The Department of Health is ...

Food bank asks 3 counties for COVID-19 relief funds

YOUNGSTOWN — Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley is approaching commissioners in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties to ask for COVID-19 relief funds. It’s a proactive measure: Although the height of the pandemic might be past, the food bank sees an opportunity ...

Ohio marks two vaccination milestones

The state on Saturday exceeded two COVID-19 milestones: more than 4 million people who have at least started the vaccination process and more than 2.5 million fully vaccinated. The Ohio Department of Health numbers show that almost 22 percent of the state has been fully vaccinated, with ...