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OSU Medical Center Official Dies From Coronavirus

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OSU Medical Center officials say a director of radiology died Sunday from the coronavirus. 

Jeannie Danker worked at the facility for more than 30 years. No other information has been released. On Monday, the Ohio Department of Health reported two weekend deaths of medical workers due to COVID-19. The state says there are now more than 19-hundred coronavirus cases in Ohio with 475 hospitalizations and 39 fatalities. 163 patents have been admitted to intensive care units. Cases are confirmed in more than 70 Ohio counties. There are 281 cases in Franklin County. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.