16% of Ohio's coronavirus cases are healthcare employees, officials say

Posted at 3:30 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 18:38:01-04

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health announced on Tuesday that 16% of coronavirus cases come from the healthcare sector.

ODH Director Dr. Amy Acton said 25.7% of the 564 total cases in the state required hospitalization.

Some 25.7% of cases have required hospitalization and 11% have needed the ICU.

Acton said about 80% of people will be able to stay at home and recover from the virus.

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