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DeWine, Health Officials Announce Ohio’s Testing Protocol for COVID-19

The governor said results would be back within eight and 24 hours

Governor Mike DeWine has announced the Ohio Department of Health can now test for COVID-19 in its labs.

The governor made the announcement Saturday along with state health officials. DeWine said the test results would come back within eight to 24 hours.

“As the COVID-19 situation evolves, the Ohio Department of Health, working in conjunction with hospitals, primary care providers, and other health care experts, has a plan to maximize our testing resources," DeWine said. "We are prioritizing the patients who are the most vulnerable to be tested in the Department of Health’s State Laboratory, while ensuring those that need COVID-19 testing will be able to be tested."

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