CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio Department of Health has now confirmed at least eight people have died from COVID-19.
- 2 deaths in Cuyahoga County
- 1 death in Erie County
- 2 counties in Franklin County
- 1 death in Gallia County
- 1 death in Lucas County
- 1 death in Stark County
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was joined by Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton for a daily update on the most recent coronavirus cases from Columbus.
Statewide, at least 564 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in 49 different counties.
“This is the tip of the iceberg,” Dr. Acton said.
The number of hospitalizations for individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 is now up to 145, including 62 patients under intensive care, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
Tuesday’s address comes on the first full day of Gov. DeWine’s stay-at-home order, impacting all non-essential businesses in Ohio.