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Ohio’s governor tests positive for virus right before he was set to meet with President Trump

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Thursday that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

The announcement came shortly before DeWine, a Republican, was scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump in Cleveland.

He currently has no symptoms.

“As part of the standard protocol to greet President Trump on the tarmac in Cleveland, I took a Covid test. I tested positive. I have no symptoms at this time. I’m following protocol and will quarantine at home for the next 14 days,” DeWine said.

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