Press Release from 11/17/21: COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Ohio
Via our Regional Public Information Officer for the West Central Ohio Region (Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble & Shelby Counties) - The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio is on the rise. From October 26th to November 15th, the state 2-week case rate increased by 12%, from 412.2 per 100,000 to 460.0. There has also been a 12% increase in statewide hospitalizations over the last 7 days. Cases are also increasing in school-aged children with Montgomery County seeing a 32% increase in school cases for the week ending November 8. Greene County is also seeing an increase of 24%.