71 Lake County residents have been hospitalized with COVID-19

71 Lake County residents have been hospitalized with COVID-19
. (Source: KLTV)

LAKE COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Lake County General Health officials announced Friday a total of 320 residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

12 residents have died from COVID-19 and 71 have been hospitalized.

Health officials said their ages range from one-96.

The best prevention against COVID-19 and other infectious disease remains to:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Stay home and isolate yourself when you’re not feeling well, or have a cough, fever, or other illness
  • Cover coughs and sneezes, and avoid touching your face
  • Disinfect frequently touched surfaces often
  • Practice social distancing. Maintain a six-foot radius between yourself and others.

Remember to take care of yourself.🥰

Posted by Lake County General Health District on Friday, May 8, 2020

Ohio Department of Health’s call center to answer general questions about COVID-19 can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634), and is open from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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