US Medical Workers – level 2

20-04-2020 15:00

A report says that between 10% and 20% of US people with the coronavirus are medical workers. Between February 12 and April 9, there were about 9,300 medical workers with the coronavirus, and 73% of the positive patients were women.

Most cases were not very serious, and patients did not need to stay in the hospital. However, 27 medical workers died from the coronavirus.

The number of ill medical workers is probably much higher because not all patients said what their jobs were. The report suggests that all patients should report their jobs because this could help control the coronavirus. It is also necessary to protect the health and safety of medical workers.

Difficult words: positive patient (a patient who has a specific illness), report (to give a piece of information), safety (when someone or something in safe).

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