2PM: Gov. Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted to give Dec. 7 COVID-19 update

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Posted at 11:52 AM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-07 15:06:20-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will hold a press briefing Monday to provide an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The briefing is expected to begin at 2 p.m. You can watch it live in the player below:

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Monday’s briefing comes three days before the statewide curfew of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. is set to expire, meaning DeWine could make a decision to allow the curfew to end or to extend it further as the state continues to fight the surge of the virus.

On Sunday, the Ohio department of health reported 10,469 new COVID-19 cases and 64 new coronavirus-related deaths in the state.

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