Ohio Investigating Potential New Coronavirus Case< < Back to
The Ohio Department of Health is waiting on test results for a new possible case of coronavirus.
Officials say the Ohioan under investigation exhibits symptoms of respiratory illness and either recently traveled to China or interacted with someone known to have COVID-19.
So far, seven people under investigation in Ohio have tested negative for coronavirus. There are no confirmed cases in the state.
More than 200 people across Ohio are being monitored by their local health department after traveling to China. None of those individuals have reported experiencing any symptoms.
In the U.S., seven people have died from COVID-19 so far. All of the deaths have come from the Seattle area.
Health officials are encouraging residents to wash their hands as a precaution.