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2 PM: Ohio Gov. DeWine and Lt. Gov. Husted give Aug. 7 COVID-19 update

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Posted at 11:38 AM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 16:25:34-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will give an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic Friday afternoon.

The briefing is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:

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This briefing comes a day after DeWine tested negative after an initial positive result from a test he took in Cleveland as protocol to greet President Donald Trump in Cleveland on Thursday.

DeWine, his wife First Lady Fran DeWine, and members of his staff took a test that evening that tested negative for COVID-19.

A spokesman for DeWine said they feel confident in the results from the Wexner Medical Center.

The governor and his wife will be testing again for the virus on Saturday.

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