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Phase 1B

Ohio Department of Health

After two months, 1.6 million vaccinations have been delivered in Ohio, to over 14 percent of the state's adult population.  And the state is about to receive more vaccines that ever before. 

Alison Holm

At Tuesday's coronavirus press conference Ohio Governor Mike DeWine called out several school districts including Columbus City Schools, that aren't on track to have all students back in school at least part time by March 1rst.  At Tuesday evening's school board meeting officials say there's solid and systemic reasons why that won't happen.  Alison Holm has more.   

Some schools in Ohio say they won’t reopen for in-person learning by March 1st, despite superintendents having made a commitment to do so, in exchange for priority COVID-19 vaccinations.  

Office of Gov. Mike Dewine

Ohio's Governor and First Lady were vaccinated Tuesday, 2 of the nearly 883-thousand first doses that have been adminstered so far, representing 7.55 percent of Ohio's adult population.  

State health officials report nearly 5-thousand new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24-hours, and 55 newly recorded deaths. 

Ohio Department of Health / coronavirus.ohio.gov

The next shipment of COVID-19 vaccines to Ohio will fall well below the number of doses needed to immunize the next eligible group.