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2 PM: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gives Oct. 15 update on COVID-19

DeWine presser
Posted at 12:11 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 13:43:56-04

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 Thursday afternoon.

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

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Thursday's briefing comes a day after the Ohio Department of Health reported the largest spike in single day cases since the start of the pandemic with 2,039 new COVID-19 cases in the state Wednesday.

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