ODH: 8 under investigation for coronavirus in Ohio


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UPDATE: After this story was published, Governor Mike DeWine announced that the state now has three confirmed cases of coronavirus. The number of negative tests remains at 11.

READ MORE: Governor DeWine announces 3 positive tests for COVID-19 coronavirus in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – As of Monday afternoon, eight people are under investigation for coronavirus in Ohio and 11 have tested negative.

There are still zero confirmed cases in the state.

These numbers have increased since Sunday, when four people were under investigation and 10 had tested negative.

Governor Mike DeWine and Department of Health Director Amy Acton unveiled a plan Saturday to help prevent the spread of the virus if we see a confirmed case, which Acton stated could be “any day now.”

The Ohio Department of Health has set up a hotline to answer your coronavirus questions. They can be reached at 1-833-4ASKODH (427-5634).

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