Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted give an update on the status of the Coronavirus response in Ohio.
LABOR DAY PRECAUTIONS:
In advance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, Governor DeWine today reminded citizens to take safety precautions when celebrating with others outside of their households.
ADDED TRAFFIC-SAFETY EFFORTS:
Governor DeWine announced three new traffic-safety efforts aimed at reducing the number of fatalities on Ohio's roads and better ensuring that Ohio's young drivers have the necessary skills to safely navigate the streets.
BROADBAND EXPANSION EFFORTS:
Lt. Governor Husted announced that over 900 grant requests have been approved for the K-12 Broadband Connectivity Grant to go towards hotspots and internet-enabled devices.
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:
Lt. Governor Husted also unveiled a new public service announcement to encourage Ohioans to wear masks.
CURRENT COVID-19 DATA:
There are 124,610 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Ohio and 4,165 confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths. A total of 13,479 people have been hospitalized, including 2,975 admissions to intensive care units.
September 1, 2020