Richland Public Health Pandemic (coronavirus) Update 4-9-2021 from Reed Richmond, Next Report:Friday, April 16, 2021
- Richland County has 8,139 confirmed positive pandemic cases with 2,696 probable cases for a total of 10,835 cumulative cases. There have been 590 hospitalizations with 11 current (per OHA). There have been 211 confirmed pandemic deaths. 10,300 people on the cumulative list have recovered.
- OHIO has 874,977 confirmed positive pandemic cases with160,575probable cases for1,035,552total cases with18,819pandemic deaths. There are or have been 53,960 individuals hospitalized in Ohio with 7,518 ICU admissions. Ohio’s presumed-recovered count is 979,834.
- The U.S.has 31,023,288 cumulative pandemic cases inall 50 states and 5 jurisdictions; 560,315 pandemic deaths; U.S. Recovered Cases: 24,273,615 (from world ometer).
- Global cumulative pandemic cases:134,200,330 cases; 2,906,785 pandemic deaths; Global Recovered Cases:76,213,991.
How is Ohio doing in its COVID-19 vaccine distribution?:COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard
Find Vaccine Provider Locations and Contact information here:vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov
Richland Public Health and Local Provider News here:richlandhealth.org/vaccine-registration
COVID-19 Vaccine Questions and Answers here:richlandhealth.org/covid-vaccine-qa
Timeline(Condensed – full timeline atrichlandhealth.org/coronavirus-data):
- March 19, 2020: Richland County has its first confirmed case of coronavirus.
- 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.
- 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 25: Richland Public Health begins vaccinating all ages 18 and older
- April 1: Cases begin showing an uptick again as COVID-19 variants are detected
RICHLAND COUNTYCOVID-19 GUIDELINES
Richland County residents should follow the recommended guidelines to reduce the spread of the pandemic:
- Get COVID-19 Vaccinated from any Richland County provider
- See the provider list atrichlandhealth.org/vaccine-registration
- 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.