ODH Report: Number of New Influenza Hospitalizations at Record High

Written by on February 11, 2020

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

Current track