(CBS DETROIT) – A new survey by the University of Michigan finds COVID-19 hit state healthcare and service workers especially hard at the pandemic’s start.
The survey recorded 3,000 Michigan adults before June 1, 2020.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Impacting Health & Well-Being Across Metro Region
73% say they had a job when they tested positive for COVID-19, and of those that tested positive, 72% were physically reporting to work.
61% believe they were exposed to the virus while on the job.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Host Drive-Up Candy Stations On Oct. 31 At All Precincts
Healthcare workers report the highest risk, with 82% saying they know it came while on the job.
To view the complete study, visit here.MORE NEWS: Metro Detroit Woman Files Lawsuit Against Walmart, Says Discriminated Against By Managers
© 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.