Approximately 16% of individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 in Ohio are health care workers

Approximately 16% of individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 in Ohio are health care workers
(Source: WAFF)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio Department of Health shared new data during Tuesday’s daily briefing showing growing trends compiled as more and more individuals test positive for the coronavirus.

According to Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, 16.1% of confirmed COVID-19 cases, or 91 of the 564 total confirmed cases, are in health care workers.

Watch the full press conference with Dr. Acton and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine here:

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