Coronavirus: 3 positive cases announced in Ohio, state of emergency declared

Coronavirus: What you need to know

Three Ohioans have tested positive for coronavirus in Ohio, according to Gov. Mike DeWine.

The governor announced a state of emergency Monday afternoon.

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“The state is canceling all travel that is not absolutely necessary and central,” DeWine said.  “This is certainly no ordinary time – it’s important for us to take aggressive action – to protect Ohioans and the actions we take now will in fact safe lives. That we are sure of,”

The confirmed cases of coronavirus are all in Cuyahoga County in northeast Ohio, DeWine said.

Earlier Monday, eight people had been awaiting test results.

On Saturday, five people in the state were being tested. One of those results was returned Sunday and was negative.

As of Monday in Ohio, 11 people had tested negative. The Ohio Department of Health is providing daily updates.

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