WATCH: Ohio Department of Health gives update on COVID-19 in Ohio

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Posted at 10:32 AM, Aug 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-12 12:26:37-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — At 11 a.m. Thursday, Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff held a news conference on COVID-19 with Dr. Steven Burdette, Chief of Infectious Disease at Wright State University.

Watch a replay of the news conference below:

On Wednesday, ODH reported 3,393 daily COVID-19 cases in Ohio, over double the 21-day average and the highest single-day increase of cases since February 3, 2021.

Gov. Mike DeWine promoted Vanderhoff to chief medical officer of the Ohio Department of Health on Wednesday. The promotion requires confirmation by the Ohio Senate, which is expected to take place on Monday.

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