THURSDAY UPDATE: 303 New Cases, Per Capita Count Down to 21.4

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The state reported 303 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, with 15 of those new cases out of Stark County.

The weekly cases-per-100,000-for-2-weeksn figure in Ohio is down to 21.4.

The governor’s office says even though Ohio’s COVID-19 case numbers have been dropping, approximately 100 Ohioans a week are dying from this virus, and deaths are shifting to a younger age group.

65-percent of deaths are among people ages 40 to 79.

Here are the Thursday numbers:

Thurs June 24
Ohio: 1,110,000 cases (+303)
Stark: 33,370 cases (+15)