Ohio & COVID-19: 1,137 confirmed cases
Nineteen deaths and 276 hospitalized
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohio has only two weeks before it will be slammed by a surge of coronavirus cases, and it's critical now that the state add many more hospital beds. The Republican also signed Ohio's first major piece of legislation in response to the pandemic.
So far, at least 19 deaths in the state have been linked to the outbreak.
A look at virus-related developments in Ohio on Friday:
Confirmed cases as of March 27
*Reported by Ohio Department of Health
- 1,137 confirmed cases
- 19 deaths (Aged 58-93)
- 276 hospitalized with 91 ICU admissions
- Age range of all cases: Less than 1 year to 96 years old
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