COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will give an update on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic Thursday afternoon.
The briefing is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:
Thursday's briefing comes after DeWine spoke to Ohioans during a special evening broadcast, urging Ohioans to "get back to the basics" of mask-wearing, washing hands frequently, social distancing and keeping your home well-ventilated.
DeWine announced new health orders due to rising coronavirus cases in the state and said that if the number of cases in Ohio doesn't come down in the next week, restaurants and other businesses may be forced to close.
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