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WATCH LIVE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton give June 2 briefing on COVID-19

Posted at 1:23 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 13:23:52-04

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will give an update on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday afternoon.

The briefing is schedule to begin at 2:00 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:

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DeWine will address the media about the pandemic for the first time since holding a news conference over the weekend to address protests in the state's capital. Following violence after peaceful protests filled city streets from Columbus, Cleveland, Lorain, Akron and elsewhere, DeWine activated the National Guard. Cities like Cleveland enacted a Proclamation of Civil Emergency, instituting a curfew and parking ban during a window of restricted hours.

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