CLEVELAND, Ohio – At least 3,214 patients of Ohio nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have died with coronavirus this year, with 45 new deaths reported in the weekly update Wednesday night by the Ohio Department of Health.
This means that 62.4% of the 5,149 coronavirus deaths reported by the state by the state have involved such patients.
But the share has been shrinking over recent months. At the end of May, the patients at the facilities accounted for 70.5% of Ohio’s deaths. Since the beginning of September, the share has been 52.8%
The state releases updates for deaths by county, and cases by facility each Wednesday. Scroll to the bottom of this story to see a chart showing the reported case details by facility.
The state began tracking nursing home cases by facility on April 15. There have been 15,091 patient cases and 9,251 staff cases since then.