Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted give an update on the status of the Coronavirus response in Ohio.
Governor DeWine announced today that hospitals across Ohio are currently treating 1,221 COVID-19 patients which is the most hospitalized patients at one time since the start of the pandemic
The White House Coronavirus Task Force strongly recommends that Ohioans limit gatherings with family and friends to prevent the virus from spreading to those most at risk of complications.
$1.3 BILLION GOING TO OHIO BUSINESSES
Dividend checks from the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation will be mailed to employers beginning this week.
Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided an update from the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) on the status of high school fall sports.
LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY DASHBOARD
Ohio's new long-term care facility dashboard is now available at coronavirus.ohio.gov.
VACCINE PROVIDER REGISTRATION
Governor DeWine announced that Ohio has submitted its Interim Draft COVID-19 Vaccine Plan to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
TEST RESULT REPORTING
The Ohio Department of Health has developed a technology solution to allow their systems to track negative test results.
Governor DeWine once again urged Ohio citizens to get their flu shots this year. A person can become infected with both the flu virus and coronavirus at the same time.
CURRENT COVID-19 DATA
There are 185,639 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Ohio and 5,083 confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths.
October 20, 2020