COVID Press Briefings: August 2020

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Press briefings are generally held one or two days per week. Each briefing held during the month is posted here. The most recent appears at the top.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Today DeWine reports the fewest number of counties at the red Level 3 alert level since the state started using this system. Also more about school re-openings.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

DeWine’s press briefing begins about 4½ minutes into this video. Today he discusses school and sports.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

This video discusses changes in county alert levels and the status of school reopenings around the state. Also discussed is the reopening of adult daycare centers in September.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

This press breiefing addresses COVID & sports-related issues. There is a technical problem that interrupts the transmission between 40 and 48 minutes in the video.

Thursday, August 13, 2020
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

In today’s press briefing, Governor DeWine addresses the question of schools reopening in Ohio.

Friday, August 7, 2020

This is the first regular press briefing since DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 before he was scheduled to greet President Trump in Cleveland yesterday (see below). He had skip the meeting and return back to Columbus. He subsequently tested again twice and was found to be negative after all.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

This is a special statement and press briefing by Governor DeWine at his farm after testing positive for COVID-19 a few hours ago when he was supposed to greet President Trump in Cleveland. He had skip the meeting and return back to Columbus.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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