Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive for COVID-19

DeWine was set to welcome President Donald Trump at Cleveland's Burke Lakefront Airport today and was tested as part of normal protocol

Aug 6, 2020 at 12:45 pm
click to enlarge Gov. Mike DeWine - Photo: Official portrait
Photo: Official portrait
Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a release by the state.

DeWine was set to welcome President Donald Trump at Cleveland's Burke Lakefront Airport today and was tested as part of normal protocol for those greeting the President. He has no symptoms, the release said, and will be quarantining at his home in Columbus for 14 days.

First Lady Fran DeWine will also be tested.

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was also tested in order to greet the President. He tested negative.

DeWine is the second governor to test positive. Oklahoma's Kevin Stitt tested positive for the virus in June.