Gov. Mike DeWine announced that all Ohio bars and restaurants are being ordered to close — except for carryout and delivery — at 9 p.m. Sunday night.
“What we can’t have is people congregating, and people who are sitting,” he said. “So carryout is fine. And delivery is fine.”
DeWine said he was sympathetic toward small business owners and their employees, saying his family comes from a small-business background. But he said that if the state doesn’t act now, an increased number of people will die.
36 cases confirmed, but likely more unconfirmed
As of Sunday afternoon, 36 people across 11 counties have tested positive for coronavirus in Ohio. The age range is 31 to 86, with a median age of 53.
Thirteen are women and 23 are men. Eleven people are hospitalized