Ohio Coronavirus Map and Case Count

Tracking Coronavirus in Ohio: Latest Map and Case Count

New reported cases

5,000
10,000 cases
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr. 2021
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
7–day average
7,655

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

Tests

Apr. 2020 Dec. 2021

Hospitalized

Apr. 2020 Dec. 2021

Deaths

Apr. 2020 Dec. 2021
Daily Avg. on Dec. 7 14-Day Change Total Reported
cases 7,655 +36% 1,743,801
tests 37,613 +24%
hospitalized 4,452 +29%
deaths 61 +12% 27,011
About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). Tests, hospitalizations and deaths show seven-day averages. Hospitalization data may not yet be available for yesterday. Figures shown are the most recent data available.

Daily new hospital admissions by age in Ohio

This chart shows for each age group the number of people per 100,000 that were newly admitted to a hospital with Covid-19 each day, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dips and spikes could be due to inconsistent reporting by hospitals.

  • Under 18
  • 18-29
  • 30-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+
  • All ages
10
20
30 daily admissions per 100,000
Oct. 2020
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About this data Sources: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (daily confirmed and suspected Covid-19 hospital admissions); Census Bureau (population data). Data prior to October 2020 was unreliable. Data reported in the most recent seven days may be incomplete.

Hot spots

Average daily cases per 100,000 people in past week
10
30
50
70
100
250
About this data The hot spots map shows the share of population with a new reported case over the last week.

Vaccinations

At least one dose Fully vaccinated
All ages
59%
54%
12 and up
68%
62%
65 and up
90%
86%

See more details ›

About this data Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state governments, U.S. Census Bureau. The C.D.C. reported on Nov. 30 that booster doses are sometimes misclassified as first doses, which may overestimate first dose coverage among adults.

Mask mandates and guidance

As of Dec. 2, 2021

The New York Times is tracking mask policies at the state level, including current federal guidance by county and where leaders are rejecting such guidance or mandates. Read more here ›

  • School mask policies are up to local discretion.

Vaccinations

At least one dose Fully vaccinated
All ages
59%
54%
12 and up
68%
62%
65 and up
90%
86%

See more details ›

About this data Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state governments, U.S. Census Bureau. The C.D.C. reported on Nov. 30 that booster doses are sometimes misclassified as first doses, which may overestimate first dose coverage among adults.

Mask mandates and guidance

As of Dec. 2, 2021

The New York Times is tracking mask policies at the state level, including current federal guidance by county and where leaders are rejecting such guidance or mandates. Read more here ›

  • School mask policies are up to local discretion.

How trends have changed in Ohio

New reported cases by day
5,000
10,000 cases
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr. 2021
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
7–day average
7,655

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

Tests by day
20,000
40,000
60,000 tests
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
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Oct.
Nov.
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Apr. 2021
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Dec.
7–day average
0
Hospitalizations
2,000
4,000 hospitalized
Apr. 2020
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Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr. 2021
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
7–day average
4,452
New reported deaths by day
20
40
60
80 deaths
Apr. 2020
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Jul.
Aug.
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Nov.
Dec.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr. 2021
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
7–day average
61

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). The seven-day average is the average of the most recent seven days of data. Cases and deaths data are assigned to dates based on when figures are publicly reported. Currently hospitalized is the most recent number of patients with Covid-19 reported by hospitals in the state for the four days prior. Dips and spikes could be due to inconsistent reporting by hospitals. Hospitalization numbers early in the pandemic are undercounts due to incomplete reporting by hospitals to the federal government. Tests represent the number of individual P.C.R. viral test specimens tested by laboratories and state health departments and reported to the federal government. Hospitalizations and tests are counted based on dates assigned by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and are subject to historical revisions.

Outbreak clusters

In the first year of the pandemic, The Times tracked cases in the types of places with some of the worst outbreaks, like nursing homes, food processing plants and correctional facilities.

Cases Connected To Location Cases
McNaughten Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Columbus, Ohio 383
Montefiore Ohio 306
Cedarwood Plaza Cleveland Heights, Ohio 284
Eastgate Rehab Nursing Care Center nursing home Cincinnati, Ohio 273
CareCore at Westmoreland Chillicothe, Ohio 255
Summit's Trace Healthcare Center Columbus, Ohio 242
Crandall Medical Center Sebring, Ohio 227
St Leonard Healthcare Center Centerville, Ohio 224
Menorah Park nursing home Beachwood, Ohio 210
Copley Health Center nursing home Copley, Ohio 209
About this data Information on cases linked to these places comes from official releases by governments, companies and institutions directly. The Times is publishing lists of groupings of 50 or more cases related to a specific site, workplace or event.

About the data

In data for Ohio, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state. The state updates death counts a few times each week. Prior to March 2021, it released new data daily. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence.

The Times has identified reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data.

More about reporting anomalies or changes
  • Nov. 25, 2021: Ohio did not announce new cases and deaths for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • July 19, 2021: Ohio added cases from recent weeks after resolving a technical issue.
  • April 7, 2021: The reported number of tests likely includes many older tests.
  • March 5, 2021 to March 8, 2021: Ohio added more than 400 deaths of residents who died out of state.
  • March 2, 2021: Ohio changed its methodology for reporting coronavirus deaths to use death certificates, resulting in a one-time decrease.
  • Feb. 13, 2021: Ohio added about 1,125 deaths from recent months.
  • Feb. 12, 2021: Ohio added about 2,500 deaths from recent months.
  • Feb. 11, 2021: Ohio added about 650 deaths from recent months.
  • Jan. 2, 2021: Ohio reported data for two days after reporting no data on New Year's Day.
  • Dec. 26, 2020: Ohio reported data for Dec. 25 and 26 after reporting no data on Christmas.
  • Dec. 8, 2020: Ohio announced a backlog of cases identified through antigen testing.
  • Nov. 27, 2020: Ohio reported data for Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 after reporting no data on Thanksgiving.
  • Sept. 15, 2020: Ohio added many deaths that occurred weeks earlier.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible. For agencies that do not report data every day, variation in the schedule on which cases or deaths are reported, such as around holidays, can also cause an irregular pattern in averages. The Times uses an adjustment method to vary the number of days included in an average to remove these irregularities.

Credits

By Jordan Allen, Sarah Almukhtar, Aliza Aufrichtig, Anne Barnard, Matthew Bloch, Sarah Cahalan, Weiyi Cai, Julia Calderone, Keith Collins, Matthew Conlen, Lindsey Cook, Gabriel Gianordoli, Amy Harmon, Rich Harris, Adeel Hassan, Jon Huang, Danya Issawi, Danielle Ivory, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Alex Lemonides, Eleanor Lutz, Allison McCann, Richard A. Oppel Jr., Jugal K. Patel, Alison Saldanha, Kirk Semple, Shelly Seroussi, Julie Walton Shaver, Amy Schoenfeld Walker, Anjali Singhvi, Charlie Smart, Mitch Smith, Albert Sun, Rumsey Taylor, Lisa Waananen Jones, Derek Watkins, Timothy Williams, Jin Wu and Karen Yourish.   ·   Reporting was contributed by Jeff Arnold, Ian Austen, Mike Baker, Brillian Bao, Ellen Barry, Shashank Bengali, Samone Blair, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Aurelien Breeden, Elisha Brown, Emma Bubola, Maddie Burakoff, Alyssa Burr, Christopher Calabrese, Julia Carmel, Zak Cassel, Robert Chiarito, Izzy Colón, Matt Craig, Yves De Jesus, Brendon Derr, Brandon Dupré, Melissa Eddy, John Eligon, Timmy Facciola, Bianca Fortis, Jake Frankenfield, Matt Furber, Robert Gebeloff, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Matthew Goldstein, Grace Gorenflo, Rebecca Griesbach, Benjamin Guggenheim, Barbara Harvey, Lauryn Higgins, Josh Holder, Jake Holland, Anna Joyce, John Keefe, Ann Hinga Klein, Jacob LaGesse, Alex Lim, Alex Matthews, Patricia Mazzei, Jesse McKinley, Miles McKinley, K.B. Mensah, Sarah Mervosh, Jacob Meschke, Lauren Messman, Andrea Michelson, Jaylynn Moffat-Mowatt, Steven Moity, Paul Moon, Derek M. Norman, Anahad O’Connor, Ashlyn O’Hara, Azi Paybarah, Elian Peltier, Richard Pérez-Peña, Sean Plambeck, Laney Pope, Elisabetta Povoledo, Cierra S. Queen, Savannah Redl, Scott Reinhard, Chloe Reynolds, Thomas Rivas, Frances Robles, Natasha Rodriguez, Jess Ruderman, Kai Schultz, Alex Schwartz, Emily Schwing, Libby Seline, Rachel Sherman, Sarena Snider, Brandon Thorp, Alex Traub, Maura Turcotte, Tracey Tully, Jeremy White, Kristine White, Bonnie G. Wong, Tiffany Wong, Sameer Yasir and John Yoon.   ·   Data acquisition and additional work contributed by Will Houp, Andrew Chavez, Michael Strickland, Tiff Fehr, Miles Watkins, Josh Williams, Nina Pavlich, Carmen Cincotti, Ben Smithgall, Andrew Fischer, Rachel Shorey, Blacki Migliozzi, Alastair Coote, Jaymin Patel, John-Michael Murphy, Isaac White, Steven Speicher, Hugh Mandeville, Robin Berjon, Thu Trinh, Carolyn Price, James G. Robinson, Phil Wells, Yanxing Yang, Michael Beswetherick, Michael Robles, Nikhil Baradwaj, Ariana Giorgi, Bella Virgilio, Dylan Momplaisir, Avery Dews, Bea Malsky, Ilana Marcus and Jason Kao.

Additional contributions to Covid-19 risk assessments and guidance by Eleanor Peters Bergquist, Aaron Bochner, Shama Cash-Goldwasser, Sydney Jones and Sheri Kardooni of Resolve to Save Lives.

About the data

In data for Ohio, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state. The state updates death counts a few times each week. Prior to March 2021, it released new data daily. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence.

The Times has identified reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data.

More about reporting anomalies or changes
  • Nov. 25, 2021: Ohio did not announce new cases and deaths for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • July 19, 2021: Ohio added cases from recent weeks after resolving a technical issue.
  • April 7, 2021: The reported number of tests likely includes many older tests.
  • March 5, 2021 to March 8, 2021: Ohio added more than 400 deaths of residents who died out of state.
  • March 2, 2021: Ohio changed its methodology for reporting coronavirus deaths to use death certificates, resulting in a one-time decrease.
  • Feb. 13, 2021: Ohio added about 1,125 deaths from recent months.
  • Feb. 12, 2021: Ohio added about 2,500 deaths from recent months.
  • Feb. 11, 2021: Ohio added about 650 deaths from recent months.
  • Jan. 2, 2021: Ohio reported data for two days after reporting no data on New Year's Day.
  • Dec. 26, 2020: Ohio reported data for Dec. 25 and 26 after reporting no data on Christmas.
  • Dec. 8, 2020: Ohio announced a backlog of cases identified through antigen testing.
  • Nov. 27, 2020: Ohio reported data for Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 after reporting no data on Thanksgiving.
  • Sept. 15, 2020: Ohio added many deaths that occurred weeks earlier.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible. For agencies that do not report data every day, variation in the schedule on which cases or deaths are reported, such as around holidays, can also cause an irregular pattern in averages. The Times uses an adjustment method to vary the number of days included in an average to remove these irregularities.