COVID-19 Cases Expected To Rise Over The Labor Day Weekend
Governor Mike DeWine asking Ohioans to limit their Labor Day events and the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department warns of increased coronavirus exposure.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has a warning about COVID-19 and how the state is expecting a sharp increase in coronavirus cases over the Labor Day weekend, and into the weeks to come. “…They [White House Coronavirus Task Force] have a grave concern about Labor Day coming up,”.
Toledo-Lucas County Health Commissioner Eric Zgodzinski addressed the public during a COVID-19 briefing via Facebook. Zgodzinski said that normalcy won’t fully return once a vaccine is ready because distribution could take longer and not everyone will get it.
Universities and COVID-19 Outbreaks
The University of Alabama reported a massive coronavirus outbreak of more than 1,000 confirmed cases, including students and staff. Locally, there haven’t been outbreaks of that magnitude, although there were 60 additional coronavirus cases reported at the University of Toledo, bringing the total to 122 confirmed cases. You can view UT’s coronavirus dashboard here.
Maumee Valley Country Day School Athletics Director Rob Conover and other athletics directors in the state have felt the affects of the COVID-19 pandemic on athletes as well as the sports they play.