DeWine declares March 9 day of remembrance for victims of COVID-19 pandemic
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVG) - The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on Ohioans, with more than 17,500 having died from the virus.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has declared March 9 as a day of remembrance in the state to honor those victims. The date marks the one-year anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus case in the state.
Since that first positive case, more than 979,000 people have tested positive in Ohio.
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