Coronavirus is surging, and a bipartisan state Senate wants to lift the bar curfew

BY: - October 21, 2020

With a pandemic worsening at an accelerating clip, a bipartisan group of state Senators is trying to lift restrictions cutting off bar sales at 10 p.m. statewide. On July 31, the Ohio Liquor Control Commission — at the behest of Gov. Mike DeWine — issued an emergency rule prohibiting liquor permit holders from selling alcohol […]

COVID-19 hospitalization in Ohio hits all-time high

BY: - October 20, 2020

More Ohioans are in the hospital with COVID-19 on Monday than at any other point during the pandemic, state data shows. The finding is a troubling indicator as a record surge in new coronavirus infections continues to pound Ohio. On Monday, 1,154 COVID-19 patients occupied Ohio’s hospitals, compared to 1,144 on July 28, the previous […]

65% of Ohioans now living in counties with ‘very high’ levels of COVID-19

BY: - October 16, 2020

Thursday was Ohio’s worst day of the pandemic and all evidence suggests things are likely to worsen, according to interviews and new state data. Nearly 2,200 new COVID-19 infections were reported Thursday, the state’s third record breaking day this week alone. There are 1,041 Ohioans in the hospital with COVID-19 — about 100 shy of […]