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In-Person School Led to COVID-19 Spread In Ohio: Study

In-Person School Led to COVID-19 Spread In Ohio: Study
In-Person School Led to COVID-19 Spread In Ohio: Study - Cleveland, OH - Ohio counties where schools remained in-person saw higher rates of COVID-19 spread and death, a new analysis found.

Health & Fitness In-Person School Led to COVID-19 Spread In Ohio: Study Ohio counties where schools remained in-person saw higher rates of COVID-19 spread and death, a new analysis found.Chris Mosby, Patch Staff Posted Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 1:15 pm ET | Updated Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 1:24 pm ET Reply COVID-19 spread more quickly in Ohio counties where in-person education was the norm.Remote education policies helped to stymie the spread of the virus in many Ohio counties, leading to fewer cases and fewer deaths than counties where schools predominantly used in-person learning, the study said.In Ohio, 16 counties pursued primarily in-person learning in fall 2020, while 11 counties had online-only classes, and 59 counties implemented hybrid models.

Two Ohio counties did not provide data to researchers.Researchers examined the chosen education method along with COVID-19 deaths in all of Ohio's 88 counties.

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