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Ohio Health Officials Urge Vaccination as Hospitals See ‘Huge Surge’ in COVID-19 Cases

Hospitalizations are exceptionally high in many counties where vaccinations lag

Medical experts with the Ohio Department of Health and across the state detailed the surge hospitals are seeing in COVID-19 patients during a press conference on Thursday.

The briefing comes ahead of the holidays, and as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise in the state.

As of Wednesday, 4,297 patients in Ohio hospitals is battling COVID-19. Department of Health Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff said the last time health officials reported that many virus hospitalizations was during last winter's surge in January.

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