COLUMBUS, Ohio (KDKA) – Ohio is shutting down all K-12 schools for the next three weeks in an attempt to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that on Monday, all K-12 schools — including public, private and charter — will close until April 3.READ MORE: Police Investigating Shooting In Homewood
He also announced a new case of coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the total in Ohio to five. Gov. Mike DeWine says the newest case is a man in Trumbull County in northwest Ohio. He is hospitalized, the governor says.READ MORE: Pa. Turnpike To Close Westbound Lanes Between Monroeville, Harmarville Overnight On Sunday
The governor says he also plans on issuing an order banning mass gatherings with more than 100 people in a single room or space.MORE NEWS: Westmoreland Co. Board Of Elections Making Changes, Restructuring
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