Speaking in Toledo, Gov. DeWine concerned over rising COVID numbers

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine made his bi-weekly COVID announcement from the University of Toledo on Thursday, highlighting the increasing cases in northwest Ohio.

Lucas County currently has the highest case rate in the state at 341 cases per 100,000 in the past two weeks. Several counties in the region have rates above 200, the current national average, up from 135 in March.

The 88 counties of Ohio are ranked by highest occurrence. ⬇ pic.twitter.com/oTPPvbpNxb

– Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) April 15, 2021

Cases in the state increased an average of 700 cases over the winter.

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