Gov. Mike DeWine gives Ohioans a goal to reach that will lift all health orders in the state. On Thursday, DeWine announced that once there was 50 cases per every 100,000 people over two weeks that he would lift all standing health orders in Ohio.
"We show these numbers every week at our press conferences," DeWine said Thursday. "Achieving this goal is very doable. We can do this and I know we will."
This comes after DeWine detailed that in December, Ohio was at 731 cases in December and at 445 cases in February per 100,000 people. As of March 5th, Ohio is now at 179 cases per 100,000 and the decline is expected to continue.
The last time DeWine did a state-wide covid address was in November, when he threatened to close bars and restaurants after cases were beginning to rise again at a fast pace. The is announcement follows President Biden stating that the US will have enough vaccine doses for all Americans by the end of May.
and now down to 179 cases as of Thursday March 5th.