This briefing comes a day after DeWine tested negative after an initial positive result from a test he took in Cleveland as protocol to greet President Donald Trump in Cleveland on Thursday. The lieutenant governor, Jon Husted, tested positive ahead of Trump's visit. DeWine has taken more aggressive action during the coronavirus pandemic than other Republican governors.
There have been a total of 195 deaths in the province to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. BC now has 371 active cases, with 11 people being treated for symptoms in hospital. Health Minister Adrian Dix said the new cases are disproportionately in the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal health regions. However, there has been community exposure at Lions Bay Beach Park on July 26, 27, 29, 30 and 31.
The announcement clears the way for schools to offer either in-person, remote learning or a combination of both. "Everywhere in the state, every region is below the threshold that we established", Cuomo said during a conference call with reporters.
What Happened: The Swiss government said it has signed to source 4.5 million doses of the vaccine, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company is developing, in a bid to get early access. The U.S. government has offered several pharmaceutical giants funding for the production, development, and delivery of the vaccine candidates. Canada wasn't the only country to announce a major supply deal Wednesday.
Trump had planned to visit a Whirlpool manufacturing plant in Sandusky County on Thursday before going to a fundraiser in Bratenahl. A graphic by the Ohio Department of Health shows how the coronavirus spread after the church service .
Suffering from the common cold could help an individual stave off coronavirus disease because the body's immune system may use its "memory" from the cold to attack the novel coronavirus, a new study suggests. Disulfiram, the medication used to treat alcoholism, may help in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a study.