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COVID-19

Cases increase by more than 300 statewide

The Ohio Department of Health reported 301 new COVID-19 cases statewide Sunday, bringing the total to 1,117,109 since the pandemic began. As of Sunday, there were 61,163 hospitalizations, an increase of seven, and 8,393 ICU admissions. A total of 5,663,015 people — or 48.45 percent of the ...

Thu. 9:26 a.m.: Olympic athletes test positive in Tokyo days before Games

TOKYO (AP) — A third athlete at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has tested positive for COVID-19, with the Czech Republic team reporting the case today of a beach volleyball player who could miss his first game. The positive case of an American gymnast, who was not identified and is an ...

Mon. 8:27 a.m.: American gymnastics alternate tests positive at Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — An alternate on the United States women's gymnastics team has tested positive for COVID-19 in a training camp in Japan, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee said today. The USOPC did not say if Olympic champion Simone Biles or any of the other favorites to win the ...

Cases dip below 500 after 2 days above mark

After two days with new cases over 500, the number dropped below the mark Saturday, according to the Ohio Department of Health. The 486 new COVID-19 cases reported Saturday are up from the daily average of 298 for the past 21 days, with the delta variant largely to blame for the ...

Mahoning, Trumbull counties fall in state virus rankings

While Ohio saw an increase in COVID-19 cases this week, Mahoning and Trumbull had declines and dropped all the way down to 54th and 61st, respectively, among the state’s 88 counties on the list of highest cases per 100,000 residents. Largely because of the spread of the delta variant, Ohio ...