COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine was live the Statehouse Sunday afternoon and provided an update on Ohio's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
DeWine was joined as always by Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton. The administration has continued to restrict or close several institutions to prevent the spread of the virus, and today announced they would issues at "Stay at home" order for all Ohioians.
The order allows for the following exceptions,leaving for health and safety,leaving for necessary supplies and services,leaving for outdoor activity.
Gov. DeWine also addressed child care during Sunday's press briefing. He issued an order demanding all day cares operate only under a pandemic license. He is also restricting classrooms to six children at a time.
This mandate is to take effect Thursday, March 26 and will remain in effect through April 30.
The Ohio Department of Health has confirmed that there are now 351 cases of coronavirus confirmed in the state as of Sunday afternoon. Of those cases, 83 have required hospitalizations. The number of deaths remains at three.
You can watch the entire press conference in the player below: