COVID Press Briefings: July 2020

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Press briefings are no longer daily, but instead generally one or two days a week. Each briefing held during the month is posted here. The most recent appears at the top.

Thursday, July 30, 202
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020

DeWine spent some time today talking about Ohio House Bill 6 passed last year and now a focus in the $61 million public bribery case that resulted in arrest this week of Ohio Speaker Larry Householder. DeWine is now calling for the repeal of House Bill 6. The bill had approved bailouts for the Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear plants.

DeWine’s talk starts at 11 minutes, 20 seconds into video.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Today DeWine has issued a statewide mask mandate effective 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. He also issued a travel warning for people entering Ohio from Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Mississippi, Nevada, South Carolina and Texas. People arriving here from these states will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Today was not a normal press briefing with questions. Instead, DeWine delivered an evening address regarding the seriousness of Ohio’s situation as spread is increasing. We have a second chance to contain it, he said, and emphasized we won’t get a third.

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Thursday, July 2, 2020

In this first press briefing of the month, DeWine presented a set of 5 guidelines for reopening Ohio schools this Fall. A Planning Guide for Ohio Schools and Districts has been issued.

DeWine also introduced a new color-coded Ohio Public Health Advisory System.

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