Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and leaders of the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) provide an update on the hospital situation in Ohio in light of the recent increase in coronavirus cases.
RECORD NUMBER OF HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS
Governor DeWine was joined by leaders of the Ohio Hospital Association to discuss the status of hospital capacity and healthcare personnel needs in Ohio as the number of COVID-19 cases continue to surge throughout the state.
Ronda Lehman, PharmD, MBA, FACHE and president of Mercy Health, also discussed the hospital capacity among many rural communities.
CURRENT CASE DATA
In total, there are 363,304 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 reported in Ohio and 6,020 confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths. A total of 24,705 people have been hospitalized throughout the pandemic, including 4,454 admissions to intensive care units. In-depth data can be accessed by visiting coronavirus.ohio.gov.