DeWine on Ohio's stay at home order: 'I don't think anybody should be flying'

Says freight shipments via plane are okay
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Posted at 3:47 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 15:47:07-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Following the order by Governor Mike DeWine that took effect Monday night instructing all Ohio residents to stay in their homes except for essential reasons, he reaffirmed Tuesday that no one should be utilizing airports to fly anywhere.

“I’ve been very clear. I don’t think passengers should be flying,” DeWine said.

According to DeWine, the only flights that should be occurring during his order are for freight shipments.

“We still need freight. We have to have freight coming in. A lot of things come in, in regard to medical supplies,” the governor said. “I don’t think anybody should be flying today.”

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