WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Number of Hospitalized Drops Below 1000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The number of people currently hospitalized for coronavirus in Ohio is now below one thousand.

The state health department reported 971 active hospitalizations on Wednesday.

They also reported over 1100 new cases, with 14 of them from Stark County.

Here are your Wednesday numbers:

Wed March 2

Ohio: 2,656,162 total cases (+1171)

Stark: 79,426 total cases (+14)

Across Ohio: 971 current hospitalizations