×

Ohio governor tests positive for the virus

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued a release that said he has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

He took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, a press release from the governor’s office said.

DeWine has no symptoms at the present time, the office said

DeWine is returning to Columbus where he and his wife, Fran, who also has no symptoms, will both be tested.

DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home in Cedarville for the next 14 days.

Lt. Governor Jon Husted also took the COVID-19 test today as part of the protocol to greet the president. Husted tested negative, the release said.

NEWSLETTER

Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)

COMMENTS

Starting at $4.39/week.

Subscribe Today