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Projection: Ohio COVID-19 Cases Will Rise As State Reopens

The gradual lifting of coronavirus restrictions is expected to cause the number of cases in Ohio to rise according to projections from MetroHealth System in Cleveland. 

CEO Akram Boutros say new disease models show an increase in cases through the end of June. And he says failure to practice social distancing will worsen the projections:

Boutros urges the public to stay home as much as possible, wear face masks when going out and maintain social distancing.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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