Ohio has had 1,118,513 total cases of COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Health reported July 20.

The number of reported cases increased by 744 from July 19. The last time the state exceeded that number was on May 26 when the state reported 987 cases. The state's 21-day average is 352.

Ohio has an average of 27 cases per 100,000 residents over two weeks, the ODH reported July 15. 

The ODH has changed how it releases COVID-19 deaths in the state after conducting a review of the process. Deaths will be verified by coded death certificate information received from the National Center for Health Statistics, which can take some time to receive, according to a note on the ODH website. Death information is not available daily and will be updated twice a week moving forward. 

Ohio residents account for a total of 20,449 COVID-19 deaths, the ODH reported July 20; the median age of those who has died is 79.

The individuals who have tested positive range in age of less than a year to 111 years old; the median age is 41.

As of July 19, the total number of tests conducted in Ohio is 13,908,344. The daily percent positivity of confirmed laboratory tests is 2.9%, with a seven-day moving average of 2.6%, according to July 18 data reported by performing labs via ODH's electronic laboratory reporting system.

The ODH reports 61,259 cumulative hospitalizations, and 8,400 individuals have been admitted to the ICU due to the coronavirus. The median age of those hospitalized is 66.

There are currently 348 people hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of July 20.

The ODH reports 1,089,061 individuals are presumed recovered – defined as cases with a symptom onset over 21 days prior who are not deceased.

Cuyahoga County accounts for 116,771 of the cases, 7,231 hospitalizations and 2,257 deaths.

A total of 5,673,641 Ohioans (48.54% of the state's population) have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 5,315,918 Ohioans (45.48%) completed the vaccination process as of July 20.

If you have questions regarding COVID-19, call 833-4ASKODH (833-427-5634) or visit coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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