LAST UPDATED ON 2020-09-15 00:00:59




(Cleveland, Ohio)

Governor DeWine tests positive for COVID-19.

The Governor’s twitter feed announced the following statement:

“As part of the standard protocol to greet President Trump on the tarmac in Cleveland, I took a COVID test.  I tested positive. I have no symptoms at this time. I’m following protocol and will quarantine at home for the next 14 days.”
        -Governor Mike DeWine via Twitter

A statement from the Governor’s office said that he plans to follow protocol and quarantine. DeWine was scheduled to meet President Trump at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland and was tested prior to the President’s arrival.

Lt. Governeor Jon Husted also took a COVID-19 test and tested negative