Four Ohioans have tested positive for coronavirus, according to Gov. Mike DeWine. Three in Cuyahoga County, which includes Cleveland, and one in Stark County, which includes Canton.
The governor announced a state of emergency Monday afternoon.
Ohio State University announced students will not be taught in the classrooms through at least March 30. Instead, instruction will be done virtually.
Additionally, Cleveland has cancelled its St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
As of Wednesday in Ohio, 21 people had tested negative. The Ohio Department of Health is providing daily updates.
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Mercy Health St. Joseph Warren Hospital, located north of Youngstown, said it’s treating a patient who tested positive for the coronavirus. The hospital said no other patients are at risk and it is following safety protocols from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health.
So far in Pennsylvania there are more than a dozen confirmed cases of coronavirus, all in the eastern part of the state around Philadelphia and Wilkes-Barre.
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