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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for COVID-19

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UPDATE: In second coronavirus test, Gov. Mike DeWine now tests negative

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

DeWine took a coronavirus test as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump as he arrives on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland for his first visit to Ohio since the pandemic started.

DeWine says he has no symptoms at this time. He will return to Columbus where he and First Lady Fran DeWine will be both be tested.

The governor says he plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home in Cedarville for the next two weeks.

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted also took a COVID-19 test Thursday as part of the protocol to greet the president.

Husted tested negative.

UPDATE: In second coronavirus test, Gov. Mike DeWine now tests negative

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