The search is back on for a new State Health Director. It follows a bizarre turn of events Thursday when Gov. Mike DeWine at first announced he had hired a new director, Dr. Joan Duwve of South Carolina. Duwve held a similar job with the state there and has already been dealing with South Carolina’s response to the coronavirus.
Things you need to know today, Sunday:
- Xenia woman removes mother from nursing home amid COVID pandemic
- Flu Shot Drive Through sponsored by Kroger Health @ Nutter Center until 4 pm
- Englewood KinderCare closed for 2 weeks after positive case confirmed
- Miami Valley festivals plan drive-thru events amid pandemic
LATEST STATE DATA: As of Sunday afternoon there have been at least 137,405 confirmed or probable cases in the state, 4,415 deaths, and 14,314 hospitalizations, according to the Ohio Department of Health. 114,906 people are presumed to have recovered from the virus in the state.
Ohio has an estimated population of approximately 11.7 million, census records show.
There have been 2,586,621 people tested for the coronavirus in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
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