COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted gave their first COVID-19 update of the new year Tuesday afternoon.
The briefing was scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:
On Monday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 5,942 new COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 727,423.
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The CDC and the Ohio Department of Health are now recommending the use of cloth face coverings in public to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Read more about the CDC's recommendation here. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make a face mask from common household materials, without having to know how to sew.
View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.