COVID-19 deaths in Ohio’s long-term care facilities top more than 3,000 residents

COVID-19 deaths in Ohio’s long-term care facilities top more than 3,000 residents
(Source: wmbf)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio Department of Health said more than 3,000 residents of long-term care facilities have died as a result of the coronavirus since the start of a pandemic.

Prior to April 15, the state’s health department previously reported that 369 long-term care residents died from COVID-19.

Since mid-April, at least 2,764 Ohio long-term care residents have died from the virus.

The total number of deaths among long-term care facility residents now stands at 3,133.

As of Friday morning, the Ohio Department of Health said 4,983 people have died from the coronavirus statewide.

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