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Ohio Department of Health Clarifies Today’s Hospital Numbers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 8, 2020

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Ohio Department of Health Clarifies Today’s Hospital Numbers

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health today issued a clarification about the antigen report backlog’s impact on today’s COVID-19 hospitalization number. Today’s increase in reported hospital admissions included approximately 100 hospital admissions of probable COVID-19 cases from the backlogged antigen reports. This contributed to today’s reported hospitalization admissions of 657.

Further information on the backlog of antigen cases is available here.

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