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‘Retire the Cloth Mask’

Ohio doctors suggest upgrading face coverings

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surge, doctors in Ohio are recommending wearing hospital-grade masks that are more effective at limiting the spread of the virus.

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) said 20,917 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the 48-hour period ending Sunday afternoon.

Local hospitalizations continue to set records. The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) reports 1,320 COVID-positive patients are hospitalized in the region. That figure is up 11 percent from one week ago and up 38% from three weeks ago.

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