5 things to know about the coronavirus today: Some Ohioans avoiding the vaccine

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It is Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 and these are five things to know about the coronavirus pandemic today.

2 million Ohioans say they don’t plan to get COVID vaccine

A recent Census experimental survey found that more than 2 million Ohioans, including 40% of Black adults who responded, said they probably or definitely won’t get the coronavirus vaccine, for a couple different reasons.

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Butler County Sheriff tests positive for COVID-19

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones, who is 67, told the Journal-News that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

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Daily coronavirus case average drops below 3,000

After Ohio reported 2,303 new coronavirus cases on Friday, it brought the state’s running average of cases back down below 3,000.

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Winter weather delays, cancels vaccinations

Winter storms across the U.S. delayed vaccine shipments, causing some vaccinations to be postponed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Preble County to cancel a vaccine clinic.

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Scheduling slip-up delays second COVID vaccine doses

Some seniors were surprised Friday to find that their scheduled appointments for a second coronavirus vaccine had been pushed back a few days.

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