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The latest coronavirus updates: Monday, May 11, 2020

Westlake church sets up memorial for Ohioans who have died from COVID-19
Posted at 7:49 AM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 06:41:45-04

CLEVELAND — All of the updates on the coronavirus and the incredible impact it's having on our lives can be hard to keep up with. To help you keep up, we'll post this daily blog on our homepage. You can find all of our stories, and a map of Ohio cases, on our coronavirus page.

8:20 PM
If you're looking to break up some of the monotony of quarantine, Cleveland Play House may have just the thing for you. More here.

7:05 PM
Playhouse Square announced on Monday that they are postponing more shows due to COVID-19 concerns, including "Hamilton" and "Frozen." More here.

6:27 PM
Avon's mayor announced on Monday that the city will not be opening their pool this summer due to COVID-19 concerns. More here.

5:50 PM
As Ohio gets set to reopen a large chunk of its economy Tuesday the key to success will ultimately lie with the public. More here.

5:29 PM
Three additional RTA drivers test positive for COVID-19 while five others who previously tested positive have recovered and are back at work. More here.

5:16 PM
With Ohio's restaurants are able to reopen for outside dining later this week, some customers say they'll take a wait-and-see approach before filling the tables again. More here.

5:01 PM
The owner of a Wickliffe day care center says she's ready to reopen at a larger capacity. More here.

4:42 PM
With restaurants and retail reopening this week, Stark County health commissioners are worried some residents will relax social distancing too much and possibly undo the progress made to flatten the curve. More here.

3:25 PM
Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said Monday that new antibody testing has revealed there were five coronavirus cases in Ohio with a symptom onset in January, over a month before the first three lab-confirmed cases were reported in Ohio on March 9. More here.

3:11 PM
The Greater Cleveland Food Bank has seen a major increase across the board due to pandemic. More here.

2:38 PM
During state's briefing on COVID-19, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he is not ready to make an announcement on the plans to reopen daycares across the state, postponing an announcement he previously said would happen Monday. More here.

2 PM
While statewide and in Cuyahoga County, the number of new COVID-19 cases is up from the previous two days, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said we are still, by and large, in the “plateau” phase of the spread of the disease. Read more.

View a map of the number of coronavirus cases in each Ohio county below:

1:45 PM
A church in Westlake, wanting to honor Ohioans who have died from COVID-19, set up a display in the front lawn in memoriam. More here.

Westlake church sets up memorial for Ohioans who have died from COVID-19

12:33 PM
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton will give an update on the state's response to COVID-19 Monday afternoon. Watch it live here.

12:20 PM
Our analysis found that longterm care facilities and prisons have accounted for 52% of Ohio's COVID-19 cases since new reporting requirements were instituted on April 15, when nursing homes and assisted living facilities began reporting cases to the Ohio Department of Health. Read the full story here.

11:50 AM
Pinecrest, the area’s newest mixed-use shopping and living district in Orange Village, announced plans for its reopening on May 12 and details of a food drive it’s holding to help benefit the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. More here.

11:42 AM
Members of Brook Park's Old School Iron Gym launch GoFundMe account to help with expenses. More here.

11:00 AM
So many families are relying on school districts for their next meal during this pandemic. But students in Stark County are getting more than just food, they’re getting seed packets. It’s through the Putting Down Roots Farm to School Program. The Canton Local School District is just one of the participating districts. More here.

10:30 AM
After putting the season on hold due to COVID-19 concerns, the American Hockey League has voted to cancel the remainder of the season and the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs. More here.

9:15 AM
Budget cuts are touching every aspect of education, but those who work in higher education say while the pandemic did have a major impact, systemic changes made to colleges and universities were already causing struggles. More here.

8:20 AM
Beginning Monday, the Miller Boat Line will begin operating on a seven-day a week schedule with trips made every hour. More here.

7:50 AM
On Monday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is expected to release a concrete reopening plan for daycares across the state and the ways to keep children and providers safe at the same time. But in the meantime, parents are left wondering how the state continues to reopen in phases if there is no one to watch their children so they can go to work. More here.

7:15 AM

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The federal government has begun distributing $1,200 Economic Impact Payments to millions of Americans to help relieve the economic burden caused by coronavirus. Click here for everything you need to know about checking the status and receiving these payments.

The federal government has begun distributing $1,200 Economic Impact Payments to millions of Americans to help relieve the economic burden caused by coronavirus. Click here for everything you need to know about checking the status and receiving these payments.
The CDC and the Ohio Department of Health are now recommending the use of cloth face coverings in public to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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