Coronavirus: 7-day positivity testing rate now sits below 8 percent

Coronavirus: 7-day positivity testing rate now sits below 8 percent

MIAMI VALLEY — The Ohio Department of Health reported that the 7-day positivity rate, which includes confirmed and presumptive tests, now sits below 8% at 7.9 percent.

Daily cases in Ohio on Tuesday were reported to be 4,262, according to ODH.

Additionally Tuesday, 295 new hospitalizations in the last 24 hours, along with 88 new deaths.

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As of Tuesday afternoon, there have been at least 872,918 confirmed or probable cases in the state. The state has reported 10,856 deaths, and 45,856 hospitalizations, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

According to data, 748,132 people are presumed to have recovered from the virus.

Based on data released Tuesday, 656,474 people have received a vaccination. The total number of Ohioans who have received a vaccination is 5.6 percent.

Ohio has an estimated population of approximately 11.7 million, census records show.

There have been 8,850,736 people tested for the coronavirus in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

A total of 51,094 health care workers have tested positive which is about 6 percent of the cases.

LOCAL DEATHS:

· Darke - 95

· Clark - 266

· Greene - 144

· Miami - 73

· Mercer - 90

· Montgomery - 420

· Preble - 37

· Champaign - 28

· Butler - 232

· Auglaize - 66

· Warren - 144

· Shelby - 23

· Clinton - 44

· Logan - 35

LOCAL CASES REPORTED BY OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (Some health departments will report its own numbers prior to the numbers reaching the state):

· Darke - 4,743 cases, 4,225 presumed recovered (Total Population: 51,323)

· Clark - 11,094 cases, 9,536 presumed recovered (Total Population: 134,585)

· Greene - 12,226 cases, 10,338 presumed recovered (Total Population: 167,995)

· Miami - 9,272 cases, 7,999 presumed recovered (Total Population: 106,222)

· Mercer - 4,355 cases, 3,991 presumed recovered (Total Population: 40,959)

· Montgomery 43,662 cases, 38,163 presumed recovered (Total Population: 532,331)

· Preble - 3,236 cases, 2,834 presumed recovered (Total Population: 40,997)

· Champaign - 2,546 cases, 2,157 presumed recovered (Total Population: 38,754)

· Butler - 31,451 cases, 27,295 presumed recovered (Total Population: 383,134)

· Auglaize - 4,251 cases, 3,798 presumed recovered (Total Population: 45,804)

· Warren - 19,939 cases, 17,002 presumed recovered (Total Population: 234,602)

· Shelby - 4,229 cases, 3,697 presumed recovered (Total Population: 48,627)

· Clinton - 2,939 cases, 2,503 presumed recovered (Total Population: 41,968)

· Logan - 3,148 cases, 2,636 presumed recovered (Total Population: 45,358)

Presumed recovered is defined as cases with a symptom onset date > 21 days prior who are not deceased.