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Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 29, 21,354 cases and 464 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 27,538 cases and 638 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 152,907 cases and 4,783 deaths have been confirmed […]

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How a Failed CDC Test Kit Let Ohio’s Early Coronavirus Infections Go Undetected

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal How a Failed CDC Test Kit Let Ohio’s Early Coronavirus Infections Go Undetected

By Jake Zuckerman On Jan. 2, symptoms kicked in around Ohio for the state’s first residents with COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus that has infected more than 150,000 residents. In Ohio, the pandemic had begun — we just didn’t know it yet.  The early infections, which would only be detected via antibody testing […]

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Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Prohibit Quarantine and Stay-at-Home Orders

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Prohibit Quarantine and Stay-at-Home Orders

By Tyler Buchanan The Ohio Senate has approved a bill that would restrict the state health director from issuing broad quarantine and stay-at-home orders in battling a pandemic. Senate Bill 311 is one in a string of bills introduced by Republican legislators this year seeking to rein in power of the Ohio Department of Health, all […]

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Coronavirus Update: Case Demographics, CARES Funding & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Case Demographics, CARES Funding & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 22, 20,496 cases and 483 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 27,538 cases and 659 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 145,850 cases and 4,635 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Coronavirus Update: Big Ten Football to Resume this Fall

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Big Ten Football to Resume this Fall

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Wednesday, Sept. 16, 19,845 cases and 480 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 26,555 cases and 655 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 140,518 cases and 4,555 deaths have been confirmed […]

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State Reported Close to 7,000 COVID-19 Cases Last Week

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal State Reported Close to 7,000 COVID-19 Cases Last Week

By Jake Zuckerman The coronavirus’ spread slightly waned last week in Ohio as the seven-day moving average of newly reported cases dipped below 1,000. All told, 4,415 Ohioans have died from COVID-19. More than 14,300 have been hospitalized of the more than 137,000 residents who have been infected, according to Sunday data from the Ohio Department […]

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State Model Predicts 5,000 Ohioans Will Die from COVID-19 by October

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal State Model Predicts 5,000 Ohioans Will Die from COVID-19 by October

By Jake Zuckerman The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 5,000 Ohioans will be dead from COVID-19 by the end of the month, according to new modeling. The agency released national and state-by-state models that combine forecasts from 35 modeling groups, mostly universities, into an “ensemble” prediction. About 5,080 Ohioans will be dead from […]

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