COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine 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:
On Monday, DeWine signed House Bill 606 during a videoconference ceremony.
HB 606 gives employers immunity at the state level from civil lawsuits for "injury death or loss to person or property" when caused by COVID-19, unless the exposure or transmission was caused by reckless conduct or intentional misconduct on the part of the person whom the lawsuit is brought against.
On Wednesday, the Ohio Department of Health reported 1,033 new COVID-19 cases and 49 new coronavirus-related deaths.
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Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Ohio, a timeline of Governor Mike DeWine's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Northeast Ohio, and link to more information from the Ohio Department of Health, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, the CDC and the WHO.
See data visualizations showing the impact of coronavirus in Ohio, including county-by-county maps, charts showing the spread of the disease, and more.
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.
View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.