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As a new strain of coronavirus (covid-19) sweeps through the world, stay up-to-date on the latest preparedness plans, school closings, changed polling locations, and more in the Tri-State.

An Update On Coronavirus Cases In Ohio And Kentucky


Cases of coronavirus are rising in Southwest Ohio and Governor Mike DeWine is calling it a "worrisome" trend. During his press conference last Thursday, the governor encouraged residents in the Hamilton County zip codes of 45231, 45240 and 45238 to be tested for COVID-19.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the rise in cases is Hamilton County Public Health Interim Health Commissioner Greg Kesterman.

On Tuesday, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced 307 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, one of the highest daily totals in the state since the pandemic began. But starting next week, the economy reopens further, with allowances for gatherings of up to fifty people.

University of Louisville Hospital Infectious Disease Specialist Forest Arnold, MD joins Cincinnati Edition to discuss the cases in Kentucky.

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