People who are been longing to get to the gym will find the doors to fitness centers in Ohio open today. Today is also the day that BMV offices are reopening in Ohio to the delight of teens who have waited weeks to be able to get their drivers licenses. There were long lines outside many of the Ohio BMV offices across the Buckeye State today including the Seven Hills branch shown in the photo below.
Social distancing rules are in place to try and prevent a spike in new cases of COVID 19.
The number of new cases in Ohio are continuing to trend lower. The three week trend shows the average of new cases each day has been 572 and there were 566 reported yesterday. The number spiked at almost 900 back on May 8th also trending much lower are the number of deaths and hospitalizations in Ohio. There were 18 deaths reported yesterday much lower than the 21 day average of 44. There were 35 new hospitalizations in Ohio while the average for the last three weeks has been 81.
Kentucky has recorded far fewer total number of cases and deaths from COVID 19 than its surrounding states and a new report says that is because the Bluegrass State has one of the best health infrastructure networks in the country. Kentucky came in 6th on the survey by Wallethub that compared states on factors from the quality of public hospital systems to public health emergency preparedness. Ohio was much farther down the list at 29 and Indiana came in at number 41.