Governor DeWine Tests Positive for COVID-19

Governor Mike DeWine wearing a mask, also implores Ohioans to wear a mask in public to stop the spread of COVID-19. Submitted image.

Governor DeWine Tests Positive for COVID-19

EDITOR’S NOTE: There was more information released after Governor DeWine took another test. That information can be found in the link below. The original story can be found below this link.


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland. 

Governor DeWine tested positive.  Governor DeWine has no symptoms at the present time.

Governor DeWine is returning to Columbus where he and First Lady Fran DeWine, who also has no symptoms, will both be tested.

Governor DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home in Cedarville for the next 14 days.

Lt. Governor Jon Husted also took the COVID-19 test today as part of the protocol to greet the president.  Lt. Governor tested negative.