COVID-19: Richland County Lowest Active Cases (46) Since July

As of March 19, 2021 (2 PM)Richland County data from Richland Public Health*.

  • Richland County has 7,914 confirmed positive pandemic caseswith 2,591 probable cases for a total of 10,505 cumulative cases. There have been 575 hospitalizations, with 11 current (OHA Report).88 people have spent time in the ICU. There have been 210 confirmed pandemic deaths. 10,249 people on the cumulative list have recovered.
  • OHIO has 848,594 confirmed positive pandemic cases with148,742probable cases for997,336total cases with18,347pandemic deaths. There are or have been 52,049 individuals hospitalized in Ohio with 7,319 ICU admissions. Ohio’s presumed-recovered count is 946,602.
  • The U.S.has 29,674,098 cumulative pandemic casesinall 50 states and 5 jurisdictions; 539,835 pandemic deaths; U.S. Recovered Cases: 22,524,157 (fromworldometer).
  • Global cumulative pandemic cases:121,958,304 cases; 2,693,889 pandemic deaths; Global Recovered Cases:69,081,888.

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Timeline(Condensed – full timeline

  • March 19, 2020: Richland County has its first confirmed case of coronavirus.
  • March 20, 2020: Ohio has its first death due to coronavirus.
  • March 22, 2020: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issues a “Shelter at Home” order.
  • April 8, 2020: Richland County has its first death from COVID-19
  • December 28, 2020: Richland County receives first COVID-19 Vaccines. Start Phase 1A
  • January 19, 2021: Vaccinations start for Phase 1B. Vaccine supply is limited.
  • February 26: Johnson and Johnson receives emergency vaccine approval from the FDA for their one dose COVID-19 vaccine.
  • March 4: Vaccinations start for age 60 and older.
  • March 4:Ohio Governor DeWine announces all COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted when Ohio gets to 50 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population for a two week period.
  • March 15: Vaccinations start for Age 50 and older
  • March 19: Vaccinations begin for Age 40 and older


Richland County residents should follow the recommended guidelines to reduce the spread of the pandemic:

  • Get COVID-19 Vaccinated from any Richland County provider
  • Wear a face covering (cloth mask) if you must be out in the public.
  • Must wear a face covering (cloth mask) when entering a retail business or grocery
  • Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet from non-household members.
  • Follow good hygiene standards, including:
    • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
    • Use hand sanitizer frequently.
    • Avoid touching your face.
    • Cover coughs or sneezes (e.g., into a tissue, or elbow).
  • Symptom self-evaluation monitoring.
  • Decrease in-person interactions with others.
  • Conduct a daily health/symptom self-evaluation and stay at home if symptomatic.

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