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Get the shot

Ohio’s online vaccination scheduling portal shows who’s eligible and which pharmacies, health departments and mass vaccination clinics are closest to your home or workplace. Visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov to schedule your appointment.

Who’s eligible?

•All adults and children age 5 years and older.

Twenty-two new deaths reported in region

• There have been 22 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 reported in the five-county region, according to the latest Ohio Department of Health data. Additionally, Allen County Public Health on Thursday reported 10 new deaths attributed to the disease that do not yet appear on the ODH dashboard, which is updated on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Those deaths include an 86-year-old woman and 57-year-old man who died Jan. 21; an 82-year-old woman and 70-year-old man who died Jan. 24; a 64-year-old woman and 62-year-old man who died Jan. 25; a 67-year-old man, 73-year-old woman and 81-year-old man who died Jan. 26; and a 78-year-old man who died Jan. 27.

• The Ohio Department of Health on Friday announced a new partnership with Project Access COVID Tests (Project ACT) to make rapid tests more readily available to Ohioans in traditionally underserved areas. Ohio is expected to receive 175,000 tests in its first allocation. Tests will be available through home delivery. Check accessCOVIDtests.org to determine eligibility.

Allen County

Cases ` 26,508 ` +105

Deaths ` 416 ` +10

Recovered ` 21,994 ` +215

Auglaize County

Cases ` 11,109 ` +56

Deaths ` 157 ` +8

Recovered ` 9,127 ` +99

Hardin County

Cases ` 6,735 ` +35

Deaths ` 135 ` +1

Recovered ` 5,614 ` +45

Putnam County

Cases ` 8,195 ` +20

Deaths ` 139 ` +1

Recovered ` 7,079 ` +76

Van Wert County

Cases ` 6,234 ` +35

Deaths ` 126 ` +2

Recovered ` 5,264 ` +45

Ohio

Cases ` 2,562,412 ` +9,440

Deaths ` 33,071 ` +582

Recovered ` 2,198,599 ` +25,567

Recovered defined as symptom onset more than 21 days prior, not deceased. Only verified deaths included now, which is updated twice per week by the state.

Source: coronavirus.ohio.gov

Updated 2 p.m. 1/28/22

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See more local coverage about COVID-19 at LimaOhio.com/tag/coronavirus.

Get the shot

Ohio’s online vaccination scheduling portal shows who’s eligible and which pharmacies, health departments and mass vaccination clinics are closest to your home or workplace. Visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov to schedule your appointment.

Who’s eligible?

•All adults and children age 5 years and older.

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