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Ohio coronavirus update: Outdoor visitation at assisted living facilities to begin June 8

The Ohio Department of Health reports that there are now 33,915 confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in the state. 2,098 Ohioans have died.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted held a briefing at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday with the latest news on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

DeWine announced that outdoor visitations will be permitted at assisted living facilities and intermediate care facilities for individuals with developmental disabilities beginning on June 8.

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The governor also announced that pharmacists in the state of Ohio are now able to order and administer coronavirus tests. In order to show where tests are available, the state has provided an online map of testing locations at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home.

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DeWine says he plans to address the status of Cedar Point and other amusement parks and zoos next week.

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The Ohio Department of Health reports that there are now 33,915 confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in the state. 2,098 Ohioans have died.

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Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton did not speak at Thursday's briefing. DeWine's next news conference is set for Tuesday, June 2 at 2:00 p.m.

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