FRIDAY UPDATE: 385 New Cases in Stark, Second Shots to Begin

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Lots of new coronavirus cases out of Stark County Friday: 385 of them.

The state reported 9500 new cases.

Both the state and county are at just over two-percent of the population vaccinated.

Second doses of the vaccine were to be given at nursing homes starting Friday.

The governor says it’s a second chance and perhaps last in some time for nursing home staffers to get the initial dose.

Here is the Friday report:

Fri Jan 8

Ohio: 762,603 cases (+9535),
9544 deaths (+82)

Stark: 22,470 cases (+385),
377 deaths (same)

Vaccinations first dose: Ohio 248,600 (2.1%), Stark 8350 (2.3%)