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Ohio Attorney General Tests Positive For COVID-19

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A spokesperson for Ohio Attorney General David Yost says the Republican has tested positive for COVID-19. The spokesperson says Yost was infected over the holidays.  The spokesperson says he is feeling well, is following advice of his doctors and is recovering at home.  Yost joins a list of more than a dozen Ohio lawmakers, mostly Republicans, who have tested positive since the pandemic began in March. State health officials Wednesday reported 7,814 new cases of COVID-19 and 121 new deaths. The state now has more than 742, 800 cases and more than 93 hundred deaths. 

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.