Franklin County Health Experts on COVID-19 surges

As the flu and winter season approaches, health experts like Columbus Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Roberts warn residents of Franklin County that most likely coronavirus cases would also see an increase. Speaking today at Columbus Public Health, Dr. Roberts wants to remind everybody that to beat this Coronavirus, we must realize that the virus is not a laughing matter because it is still hanging around even after eight months.
Other top health experts in the city and local also gave COVID updates by reminding everybody that just yesterday alone in Franklin County, there were two hundred forty-two new cases. Dr. Roberts praises Ohio’s Governor Mike DeWine for trusting in the health experts and rolling out all of the regulations necessary to keep Ohioans safe. As of Monday, Oct. 26, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the State of Ohio is now over two hundred thousand since the pandemic began. Over five thousand and two hundred and seventeen Ohioans have lost their lives. The virus has hospitalized more than eight thousand two hundred thirty-five thousandths people in this state. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther will use $1 million of the CARES ACT funding to put into resources to help in educating the community on the virus.

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