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2 PM: Ohio Gov. DeWine, Lt. Gov. Husted give Aug. 4 update on COVID-19

DeWine presser
Posted at 1:23 PM, Aug 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 13:24:03-04

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

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

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The briefing comes after the Ohio Department of Health reported 932 new COVID-19 cases in the state Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 93,963. The state was below the 21-day average in four of the daily metrics used to track the disease's impact: cases, deaths, hospitalizations and ICU admissions.

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