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Gov. DeWine reschedules COVID-19 briefing for Friday ahead of President Trump's visit to Ohio

Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Posted at 12:39 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 09:33:42-04

CLEVELAND — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced he will be holding his previously-scheduled COVID-19 briefing on Friday instead of Thursday due to President Trump’s visit to Ohio on that day.

The previously scheduled briefing for Thursday will be held Friday at 2 p.m.

Trump will be at a campaign fundraiser in Bratenahl on Thursday. The fundraiser will be at the Shoreby Club. All attendees will receive rapid COVID-19 tests.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he will not be attending the fundraiser and has ensured that the fundraiser will follow social distancing guidelines.

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