73 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours reported in Ohio Friday

73 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours reported in Ohio Friday
(Source: Paul Vernon)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As of Friday, Ohio Department of Health officials said 7,967 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus since the pandemic began.

According to health officials, 73 people died in the last 24 hours.

A total of 5,429 patients are being treated in hospital intensive care units.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine visited a Parma nursing home Friday, where the COVID-19 vaccine was given to residents and staff at Pleasantview Care Center on Ridge Road.

The four pharmacy companies that have been charged with distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to the nursing home patients are Absolute Pharmacy, CVS, Pharmscript, and Walgreens.

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