ODH Report: Number of New Influenza Hospitalizations at Record High

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reports that the number of new influenza-related hospitalizations is the highest yet of the 2019-2020 flu season. 

 

The most recent data shows that from January 26 to February 1, a total of 832 people were newly hospitalized. This marks an increase of more than 36% over the previous week of flu reporting. 

 

Hardin is the only county in the state with no hospitalizations due to the flu.

 

In our region, there were:

 

55 in Allen County

 

3 in Hancock County

 

3 in Logan County

 

24 in Marion County

 

9 in Union  County

 

9 in Wyandot County 

 

11 in Auglaize County