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The latest coronavirus updates: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Downtown Cleveland
Posted at 9:16 AM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 12:43:43-04

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.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine will not hold a briefing on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday afternoon. His daily briefing with Dr. Amy Acton and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted is expected to resume Thursday.

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Businesses across the state of Ohio have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, but the state just launched a new program to help owners recover.During Tuesday's press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced the Ohio Micro-Enterprise Grant Program. More here.

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Ohio is testing fewer of its citizens per capita for COVID-19 than almost every other state in the nation. The pace is hardly expected to budge in June, according to strategy documents submitted to the federal government. More here.

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Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Ohio, a timeline of Governor Mike DeWine's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Northeast Ohio, and link to more information from the Ohio Department of Health, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, the CDC and the WHO.

See data visualizations showing the impact of coronavirus in Ohio, including county-by-county maps, charts showing the spread of the disease, and more.

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.

Read more about the CDC's recommendation here. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make a face mask from common household materials, without having to know how to sew.

View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.

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