WEDNESDAY UPDATE: 19,000+ New Cases, Have We Peaked?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Have we reached the peak of this latest spike in coronavirus cases?

The state reported 19,750 new cases on Wednesday.

That is down from the 20,000=plus cases reported three of the last eight days.

Stark County had 657 of those cases.

Over 6400 Ohioans are now hospitalized with the virus.

Here are your Wednesday numbers:

Wed Jan 5

Ohio: 2,112,824 cases (+19,750)

Stark: 66,609 cases (+657)

Across the state: 6457 current hospitalizations